Antonio Nevarez

Antonio Nevarez is a national award-winning journalist and second-year journalism major at Seattle Pacific University. He began studying journalism at the age of 15 through NPR/KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media program, which allowed him to learn the basics of producing radio journalism. Since then, he has gone on to produce stories for other KUOW shows, including Soundside and Seattle Now. Currently, Antonio serves as a production mentor at RadioActive Youth Media, assisting youth producers in high school, college, and post-high school as they learn how to make radio stories for KUOW 94.9. 

Alongside his continued work with KUOW, Antonio writes for SPU's student newspaper, The Falcon, as the designated audio editor and producer for podcasts and audio stories. Additionally, Antonio serves as a podcast producer and newsroom writer at Ground Zero Radio, where he primarily covers pop-culture related topics, often covering comic and anime conventions, alongside news in the world of video games and entertainment. 

In 2022, Antonio won a national award for his story "How The Pandemic Gave Me Courage To Explore My Femininine Side" from NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists

Most Recent Work:

End of the rainbow


For years, the office windows at Seattle Pacific University were full of posters and promotions. But over the summer, that changed when a new policy outlawed any non-approved displays on an exterior window in employee offices. This policy, simply titled “SPU Display Policy,” set new guidelines for staff and faculty to follow when it comes to posting around campus.

As of fall, many posters, signs, and art projects are still on display, including pride flags and symbols signaling queer

ICYMI: Nintendo Brings Joy and Wonder to Seattle for Their First Live Event in the United States

Luigi uses his hat as a parachute in front of a poster advertising Super Mario Bros. Wonder at Seattle's Nintendo Live 2023 event. (Photo/Dash Pinck)

From Sept. 1 to Sept. 4, Nintendo offered fans of the video game company an in-person opportunity to attend . The inaugural Nintendo Live event took place in Kyoto, Japan in 2018, with the subsequent events occurring in Japan. However, Nintendo Live 2023 took place at the Seattle Convention Center Arch building, making it the first event in the se

Dr. Porterfield: “Women lead differently than men… I’m going to lead differently.”

On January 26, 2023, Seattle Pacific University announced its newest president, Dr. Deana Porterfield, who would officially take office over the summer. With the start of a new school year, Porterfield is prepared to lead the SPU community as the first permanent president in 2 years.

The Falcon’s Antonio Nevarez spoke with Porterfield to get to know her more as a person and to find out how she plans to engage with the community.

Dr. Deana Porterfield is SPU’s 12th president in the university’s

Social Media 

Instagram is my primary social media platform. My page is public, so I'm okay with anybody viewing my posts. I like to use my Instagram page as a photo album featuring my friends, family, pets, and important moments in my life. 

This specific post features photos from my trip to Chicago, where I accepted the Excellence In Student Journalism 2022 award from NLGJA. The award was for my 2021 story "How the pandemic gave me courage to explore my feminine side" on KUOW 94.9.

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