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Siendo Primero returns to KOFA Border Radio with new format

Arizona Western College students David Valdez and Angelica Albarran host Siendo Primero on KOFA Border Radio.
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Arizona Western College students David Valdez and Angelica Albarran host Siendo Primero on KOFA Border Radio.

The Siendo Primero program is back on Border Radio with a new format. Previously, we had Arizona Western College students sit down and share their stories as first-generation college students.

We filmed the students and posted the videos on YouTube. You can find those videos on

Now we’ll still continue to hear stories about the “first gen” experiences but we will include music and also focus future episodes on specific topics including mental health and wellness.

Join hosts Angelica Albarran and David Valdez for the Spanish-language program Fridays on KOFA Border Radio at 11 a.m.


El programa Siendo Primero está de regreso en Border Radio con un nuevo formato. Anteriormente, hicimos que estudiantes de Arizona Western College se sentaran a compartir sus historias como estudiantes de primera generación.

Grabamos a los estudiantes y publicamos los videos en YouTube. Puedes encontrar esos videos en

Ahora seguiremos escuchando historias sobre las experiencias de las primeras generaciones, pero ahora incluiremos música y también centraremos los futuros episodios en temas específicos, como la salud mental y el bienestar.

Únase a los presentadores Angelica Albarran y David Valdez en el programa en español de los viernes en KOFA Border Radio a las 11 de la mañana.

Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.
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