Alicia Menendez

"I am starting to feel warm and fuzzy toward HPL’s rotating cast of hosts. Alicia Menendez is my favorite. She's thoughtful, smart, seemingly unflusterable, and she talks like a normal person." - Lauren Kirchner, Fast Company

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Alicia Menendez is an anchor on Fusion, a joint venture of ABC and Univision launching later this year. Prior to joining Fusion, Alicia was a host and producer on the Internet-based video streaming network HuffPost Live. There, she interviewed a wide-range of celebrities and newsmakers, from John Leguizamo, Joan Rivers, and Tom Brokaw, to Alex Jones, Dr. Oz and Jazz, a 12-year-old transgender activist. Alicia co-anchored 5 hours of breaking news coverage during the hunt for the alleged Boston bombers and 6 hours of live coverage on Election Night 2012. She also produced and co-hosted a one-hour political talk show, "Power Play," for SiriusXM/National Latino Broadcasting. Before starting her career in media, Alicia worked to increase political participation among women, minority communities and young Americans. Alicia is a graduate of Harvard College. She lives in Miami, FL and is originally from Union City, NJ.