Floyd E. Vasquez Jr.
KUNM is a place where news and music connect for Floyd E. Vasquez Jr. His journalism career began as an Army Private with the American Forces Network Europe in Frankfurt, Germany. Following a 3 year enlistment Vasquez moved to New York City to attend Columbia University and stayed for 17 years working in journalism and music.
New York City freelance credits include radio news at 1010 WINS, 710 WOR, WGBB, Morrie Trumble & Associates Ski Reports, ABC News Radio, CBS and UPI Radio Networks; and VisionBroadcast.com, an early music streaming website founded in 1995; and Los Angeles Music Festival®.
Since returning to New Mexico, Vasquez served as an Assignment Editor at KOAT Action 7 News and KRQE News 13; Assignment Manager at KOB Eyewitness News 4, Morning Edition host at KUNM; and on-call Correspondent with KNME TV's New Mexico In Focus. Vasquez is a long-time KUNM volunteer music programmer hosting 4th Thursday Fresh on the 4th Thursday of each month.
Public Affairs positions include Technical Writer/Editor,Bernalillo County; Public Information Officer, New Mexico Department of Veterans Services; Public Affairs Specialist, NM VA Health Care System; and media services contractor for the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs.