University students Antonio Elias, left, and Mitch Rold

University students Antonio Elias, left, and Mitch Rold

3/9/2017, 8:45am

UMN student creates Spanish-language podcast with local Latino community in mind

The podcast will feature news and conversation aimed at informing the Spanish-speaking community.

After working with Latino school kids and parents in Minneapolis, Antonio Elias and Mitch Roldan wanted to give local Latinos a new platform for news. Elias, a University of Minnesota student, and Roldan, a Minneapolis Public Schools employee, created Hablando Franco — a Spanish-language podcast that will feature news and commentary.