Jazmin Orozco-Rodriguez


Jazmin Orozco-Rodriguez is a senior at the University of Nevada, Reno, graduating with a dual-major in journalism and Spanish. A daughter of Mexican immigrants, Jazmin feels connected to the local Latinx community and is dedicated to tell the bilingual stories that are relevant and important to the region. She joins KUNR after producing a bilingual documentary about a local Mexican-American drag queen that premiered in Dec. of 2018 at the Reynolds School of Journalism Film Festival.

Outside of school and work, Jazmin enjoys spending time with her close friends and family, watching films, and traveling.

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There is a growing need for more bilingual health professionals in Northern Nevada. To meet that demand, the University of Nevada, Reno recently kicked off the first program aimed at training English-Spanish speaking students.