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KZYX News Director Victor Palomino promises bilingual news

A man and two women laughing in a room with colorful carpets on the floor and wall.
News Director Victor Palomino with Program Director Alicia Bales and reporter Sarah Reith at a recent news meeting.

Palomino is the first fully bilingual news director at KZYX, and plans to expand the news to include English and Spanish-language stories.

June 17, 2022 – Victor Palomino joins the KZYX News team as its first fully bilingual News Director. He will collaborate with Program Director Alicia Bales and news anchor Sarah Reith to develop a daily news program in English and Spanish. The goal of the bilingual news program is to serve listeners with continued news reporting on issues relevant to our rural community, and to expand news coverage to engage Mendocino County’s growing Spanish-speaking and immigrant communities.

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Stacey Sheldon has lived in Mendocino County for over 25 years. She teaches in public school, plays in community theater, hikes with Earth Firsters, and married a local hill hippie. She appreciates Mendocino's creative community and the opportunity to tell their stories.