Bienvenidos! Join Andrea Rivera de Vega in Adelante Pronto! a Milwaukee PBS podcast that amplifies the voices of the Latino community of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Adelante Pronto! shares the stories of struggle and hope, discusses common topics under the Latino lens, and provides resources to the community.
Celebrating the diversity and complexity of the Latinos in Wisconsin. Adelante Pronto! stories that resonate, stories that empower.
Music for Adelante Pronto! provided by Dee Yan-Key
Meet the host
Hospitality is the name of the game for Milwaukee PBS director of special events and volunteers, Andrea Rivera de Vega. Andrea loves working with people and making a difference in the community and that is clear in the work she is doing at Milwaukee PBS.
“I love my job for many reasons, but the biggest reason is that I get to help the people that I work with,” she explained. “I am able to help people access resources and programming that they may not know about, give ideas to production teams and create content from a different community perspective, and create new and exciting events for people to enjoy.”
Andrea holds two Bachelor degrees, one in Journalism from Argentina and a second in Spanish with an emphasis in Speech from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. She also holds a Master’s degree in Mass Communications from UW-Whitewater. Andrea’s career has provided her with extensive knowledge in project, volunteer and event development and management. She has organized large and small events in Milwaukee County as well as some nation-wide events she collaborated on. Some of the events she has worked on include several run and walks such as Home Run & Walk Covering the Bases for Foster Care, National Adoption Day and the National Heart Gallery exhibits just to name a few.