Radio Bilingue Develops Health Programming and Plans a Health Desk

Strategic plan for the creation of a health desk to develop and deliver comprehensive Spanish-language health messages to Latino communities

With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Radio Bilingüe produced a body of health programming and developed a strategic plan for creating a health desk to expand its health focus.

Radio Bilingüe is a nonprofit radio network based in Fresno, Calif., that distributes Spanish-language news and informational programming to six member stations in California and more than 120 affiliates in the United States and Mexico.

Key Results

  • Radio Bilingüe produced and broadcast a total of 465 health-related programs, reports and feature stories over a three-year grant period.

  • Radio Bilingüe produced a pilot series comprising 95 productions on critical issues facing the Latino community across the nation.

  • Working with consultants, project staff developed a Strategic Health Desk Plan to guide the network's efforts to coordinate and expand health-related programming.

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