In 2022, Santa Cruz Local staff interviewed about 170 Spanish-speaking Pajaro Valley residents about what news they want and how they want it delivered. The top theme we heard was a need for local news in Spanish. Read our report below.

Based on what we learned, Santa Cruz Local plans to launch audio news in Spanish about Watsonville and Pajaro Valley issues, delivered by cellphone texts.

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We are hiring for our Spanish audio news reporter/product manager role and our copy editor position. Both are part time and pay $26-$28 per hour. Applications are due May 8.

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The need for local news in Spanish

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