Francisco Salazar is OperaWire’s lead publisher and co-creator. His focus is on daily news articles and interviews, as well as managing OperaWire’s social media channels.Prior to co-founding OperaWire, Francisco Salazar was a reporter for Latin Post where he had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities including Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He also freelanced for Remezcla. Francisco has an MS in Media Management from The New School and a BA in Film Production from Hofstra.