About New Mexicast (and New Mexi-Castaways!)
New Mexicast and New Mexi-Castaways were created by veteran broadcast TV Reporter, Rosa Linda Román.
Rosa Linda is an Emmy-nominated, William Randolph Hearst Award winning Reporter, filmmaker and podcaster. She holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Telecommunication from the University of Florida and a "Ducktorate Degree" from Disney University. Rosa Linda has worked as a News Reporter and Anchor at TV stations around the country, including:
WCTV (CBS) – Tallahassee, Florida (Reporter/Videographer)
KVIA (ABC) – El Paso, Texas (Reporter/Fill-in Anchor)
WTVT (FOX) – Tampa, Florida (Reporter)
KOAT (ABC) – Albuquerque, New Mexico (Morning Weekend Anchor/Reporter)
KSAZ (FOX) – Phoenix, Arizona (Reporter/Fill-in Anchor)
KION (CBS) – Monterey/Salinas, California (Main Anchor)
In 2005, after 12 years in the television news business, Rosa Linda left her mainstream media career to become a full-time Mom. After her second daughter was born in 2007, she returned to her storytelling roots, creating New Mexicast, the first video podcast in the state of New Mexico.
In 2014 that podcast became a weekly, half-hour TV show in the Albuquerque market; with all content created by Rosa Linda as a one-woman-band.
In addition to broadcasting and podcasting Rosa Linda has extensive experience as an Independent Filmmaker. Including:
WRITING - 2 feature length screenplays & multiple shorts
Screenplay, “Death Wounds” won Top 5 in the New York Latino International Film Festival. DIRECTING - several short films including,
“Cookies for Callie"
“Sophia and the Mysterious School.”
In September 2019 Rosa Linda launched New Mexi-Castaways audio podcast to share her family’s adventures of living on the sailing catamaran, s/v Dawn Treader with her husband, 3 kids and German Shepherd. Follow their adventures at NewMexicast.com/crew
NMC003 Roadrunner Reels Film Club
NMC002 Creative Schooling
New Mexicast is supported by viewers like you through the New Mexi-Castaways Crew Patreon group and by businesses that are committed to keeping positive, family-friendly reporting a reality. For more information about becoming a subscriber or sponsoring an episode, visit NewMexicast.com/crew