Nayobi Maldonado-Ochoa

Nayobi Maldonado-Ochoa Nayobi L. Maldonado-Ochoa is a multimedia content creator based in Southern California. Her work has been featured in many outlets such as KPFK 90.7 FM, YouthWire, and The Panther. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Women's Studies from Chapman University in 2016. She is passionate about sharing her words and stories to others and her overall career goal is to become a talk show host on FM or satellite radio.

Posts by Nayobi Maldonado-Ochoa:

How Do LB Neighbors Talk About Gentrification?

Mar. 9, 2017 / By
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Despite emerging as a major urban issue, a Youth Reporter found that Long Beach residents don’t seem to want to talk about gentrification.

The State of Trans Latinx Health in So Cal

Dec. 6, 2016 / By
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A new study discusses employment, healthcare, and housing problems facing trans Latinx people in southern California.

Homeless Customers Complain of Poor Treatment by Downtown Businesses

May. 20, 2016 / By
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While homeless patrons say all they want is to be treated like other customers, business owners complain of the many challenges they pose.

Stressed Out: LB Residents Share What Causes Stress & How To Manage It

Oct. 20, 2013 / By
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Stress can be a good thing. We usually think about stress in a negative light, but in certain situations, stress can save your life...

Our Community: Filipino Migrant Center

Aug. 11, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event being showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

Queer Youth Radio: Trans 101

Jul. 20, 2013 / By and
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Youth reporters explored the question of transgender identity and community support in Long Beach. Reporters interviewed three trans community members about what it means for them to be transgender and what they would like to see in the city...

Youth & Debt: Why It’s Important to Talk About Money

Jul. 18, 2013 / By
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As the cost of tuition rises and the job market becomes more difficult, young people today have become more indebted than generations past...

Teens Meeting Online: A Safety Guide for LB Youth

Apr. 26, 2013 / By and
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The first time Long Beach City College student Ben Fernandez met up with someone that he met online, he lost his virginity...

Queer Youth Radio: Reflections on Pride

Apr. 3, 2013 / By , and
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What is Pride? Every year, Long Beach Pride draws in around 30,000 people from all over the country...