Luis Trelles


Based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Luis is a Senior Editor with Latino USA, a radio show and podcast of National Public Radio (NPR). He was previously an editor and producer with the Spanish-language narrative journalism podcast Radio Ambulante, where he reported on and told stories from Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, among other places.

His reporting has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Up First. His work has also appeared in other public media outlets such as Radiolab, Planet Money and Reply All.

In 2018, Luis was selected as a Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  He has also been a professor in the Bilingual Program of the Craig Newmark Journalism School at City University of New York (CUNY).