Hugo Morales is the Executive Director
of Radio Bilingüe, Inc. In October 1976, Mr. Morales and an
all-volunteer staff of current and former farm workers and artists
founded Radio Bilingüe, which began radio broadcast operation
on July 4, 1980 over the entire San Joaquin Valley. Mr. Morales
is responsible for the administration of Radio Bilingüe.
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Radio Bilingüe is the National
Latino Public Radio Network and provides programming in Spanish,
Mixteco (an indigenous Native American language in Southern Mexico),
Hmong and English serving Latino radio audiences in the Northern
Hemisphere. Radio Bilingüe has five full-powered FM stations
in its network covering the San Joaquin, Salinas and Imperial Valleys.
The national office is located in San Francisco. In addition, Radio
Bilingüe has a national satellite service, Satélite
Radio Bilingüe that broadcasts throughout the United States
through its 55 affiliates and into Puerto Rico and parts of Mexico.
It serves over half a million listeners with its pioneering daily
Spanish-language national talk show, Línea Abierta, its
independently produced news service, Noticiero Latino, and its
rainbow of Spanish-language folk music for its national Latino
audiences. The entire 24-hour daily operation is devoted to public
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