Author Elio Leturia

Elio Leturia

Elio Leturia is an associate professor at the Department of Communication of Columbia College Chicago where he teaches multimedia journalism and graphic design. He has worked for the Detroit Free Press, !Exito!/Chicago Tribune and El Comercio in Lima, Peru. He has also been an assistant professor of graphic arts at the Universidad de Lima School of Communications for 10 years. His design work has been recognized by The Society for News Design and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Associated Church Press. He is a Fulbright scholar and holds a Masters in Journalism (1992) from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, a Licenciatura degree in communications and design (1989,) and a bachelor’s degree in Communications (1981) both from the Universidad de Lima, Peru. Elio Leturia is also a writer and a blogger in English and Spanish, and his articles have appeared in publications in the US and abroad. He maintains the blog of the Fulbright Association-Chicago chapter, where he is a board member. Leturia is also an ensemble theater actor with Aguijón Theater in Chicago.