Joe Gallegos

Reporter / Anchor

Joe currently lives in Albuquerque. He was a reporter for KBOO-FM Community Radio in Portland, Oregon and is currently working as a high school social studies and language arts teacher. Joe's interests include photography, writing, hiking, Oxford commas, good beer, and cycling. Joe dislikes cheap beer, poor grammar, clowns, and long walks on the beach.

Former New Mexico governor and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson held a home state rally this weekend in ABQ. A crowd of hundreds gathered at the Albuquerque Convention Center. KSFR’s Joe Gallegos was there.

On Tuesday night, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump came to stump in Albuquerque, and protesters were there in force waiting for him, leading to a chaotic evening in the Duke City. Our reporter Joe Gallegos was there, and he brings us this story...

Trump’s rhetoric during his hour speech spanned from insulting United States Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to bragging about his own finances, insulting the Obama Administration and immigration policies in general, and finally to insulting Governor Susana Martinez.

On Friday a number of protestors converged at the University of New Mexico to demand that the university change its official seal,which many protesters say is racist due to its depiction of an Anglo frontiersman and a Spanish conquistador - and it makes no reference to indigenous people. KSFR's Joe Gallegos was at the protest and brings us this story.

On Saturday, nearly one hundred fifty people showed up in downtown Albuquerque to protest Monsanto, a major biotech firm that creates genetically modified seeds. KSFR’s Joe Gallegos was there and has this report.

Albuquerque has a new board game library in Nob Hill called Empire Board Game Library where you can try out hundreds of board games. Our reporter Joe Gallegos went down to check it out.