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Jose Sandoval

Reporter and Afternoon Host

Jose Sandoval is the afternoon host and reporter for Blue Ridge Public Radio.

Originally from Illinois, Jose’s career in public radio began in early 2022 as a producer for the Hola initiative at WNIJ in DeKalb, Illinois. During his time there, he interned with NPR on their content development team. At NPR, Jose had the opportunity to work on season two of Louder Than A Riot and on All The Only Ones. He also has worked as a camera operator for independent hockey and baseball teams in Illinois. Jose joined BPR in October 2023.

He has a degree in mass media, with a focus in radio, from Illinois State University. In his free time, he loves to workout, play basketball, explore Asheville, game, and try new coffee shops.