Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Josie Meléndez is a storyteller and an entertainment journalist. She earned a B.A. from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras campus, majoring in English Literature as well as an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She is the creator and co-host of Film Posers, a film-centered podcast run by four Boricuas.