Futuro Media Receives Major Grant from Mellon Foundation to Support Sequels of Original Podcast Series
June 1, 2022 /
Oscar Fernández has been the host and producer of the Latino Media Collective on WPFW 89.3fm since 2006. He got his start in radio production through low-power Radio CPR in Washington D.C. before becoming an intern and eventual line producer for Voices with Vision.
He has contributed to programs on Free Speech Radio News and the DC Radio Co-op as well as special election coverage for WPFW and the Pacifica network. He has also been a contributor to Latino Rebels since 2016 prior to joining Futuro Media.
In addition to his radio work, Oscar has also worked in the non-profit medical care industry since 2007, fiercely advocating for patient rights in Washington D.C.’s health care system.
The son of Salvadoran immigrants, Oscar is an avid bike rider, punk-rock enthusiast, and a student of Latin American & Caribbean history. He attended Coppin State University in Baltimore with a BA in print & broadcast journalism.