Bianca Betancourt is a multimedia journalist currently residing in Chicago, Illinois. She has written and reported on a variety of stories ranging from entertainment news and politics to personal and opinion-editorial essays. She founded CIRCUS Magazine in May of 2012 and since then has retained her role as editor-in-chief and oversees all of the site's editorial and video content. She has also contributed stories to The Chicago Sun Times Splash Magazine, The Chicago Reader, The Huffington Post, and The Washington Post's She The People blog.
Bianca's goal as a journalist is to be a liason between the ignored and those who have the power to publish. She wants to shed light upon the voices of the voiceless and is specifically passionate about stories regarding gender roles, race and ethnicity, sexuality and social injustice.