Julia Nekessa Opoti is a communication and media practitioner working to create voice channels for some of Minnesota’s most pressing political issues. Her work in media promotes the articulation by grassroots voices of often unheard perspectives on minority and immigrant life in Minnesota, particularly the Twin Cities.
Her work explores such subjects as class, migration, education, sexuality, identity and belonging from the immigrant and diaspora perspectives.
She currently produces and hosts “Reflections of New Minnesotans” a talk show on AM 950. Her past work includes stints in video production and work in media as a publisher, editor and writer.