Joe Virgillito

Location: NYC // With BTR Since: 2016 // Instagram // Twitter

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and host of the Daily Beat podcast on BTRtoday. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as well as watching comedy shows, movies, televised sports, and dogs being walked around the neighborhood. He is from New Jersey and recently moved to Brooklyn.

The Latest From Joe Virgillito

9/19/17 // Mary Kosuth on Microplastics in Water

Mary Kosuth joins the show to discuss her research on microplastics in tap water and her involvement with the Orb Media investigation. | listen

9/19/17 // Do You Know How Much Plastic You’re Drinking?

A new investigation found that 94 percent of water tested in the United States was contaminated with plastics. Even the lowest contamination rates—found among European countries—clocked in at a whopping 72 percent. | read

9/18/17 // Elena Childers on This Is Real NYC

Elena and Joe recap their time at This Is Real, an immersive horror experience in New York City. | listen

9/15/17 // Weekly Rundown: Trump Dictating

Joe discusses the White House's reaction to Jemele Hill's tweets and why it's problematic for the administration to dictate political speech. | listen

9/14/17 // Dr. Steve Billet on Trump, Hurricanes, DACA & More

Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss President Trump's handling of Hurricanes Harvey & Irma, response to the White House's DACA decision, talk of tax reform, and more. | listen

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