Tuesday, May 29, 2012

About José Bayona and HOLA After The Curtain (HOLA Después Del Telón)

José Bayona is a bilingual multimedia journalist. Currently, he works as a Special Sections Editor for the New York Daily News. In the last couple of years, he has worked as writer for the New York Daily News, NY1 News and NY1 Noticias and the AARP online publication, as well as social media content manager for The Humpty Dumpty Institute in Manhattan and podcast producer and translator for CUNY's Communications Department. He has also taught workshops on Social Media and SEO for Spanish-speaking journalists at various media conferences in New York.

He holds a Master's degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in the Urban Reporting concentration and the Interactive and Multimedia track, and is a cum laude graduate of the CUNY Baccalureate Program for Unique and interdisciplinary Studies/Baruch College in Journalism and Political Science.

Born in Colombia, and a Venezuelan and U.S. citizen, he also has more than fifteen years of experience in film and theater in Venezuela and the U.S. A few titles under his belt as a producer are Bus Stop and The Bugchaser. He has worked in the production of feature films such as Violeta of a Thousand Colors and Sicario. In theater, he has directed 90 Miles of Separation for the Manhattan Producers Club and produced Requiem for a Life for Lincoln Center. He holds a Film Production Certificate from New York University. For more information, click here.

He will serve as moderator of the HOLA After The Curtain (HOLA Después Del Telón) event on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in conjunction with the Atlantic Theater production of Fernanda Coppel's play Chimichangas and Zoloft. The HOLA After the Curtain event consists of a performance and a post-performance discussion with the company of the production. For more information, click here.

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