Jose Zepeda

Jose Zepeda is a senior at the University of Illinois majoring in journalism and minoring in political science. He is a producer and multimedia journalist for UI7 Live. He is also now on his third year with Good Morning Illini, previously serving as producer, director, reporter and crew member. He is also currently a digital intern for WILL, the NPR- and PBS- affiliate in Urbana and vice-president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists University of Illinois chapter. He also has his own podcast with fellow GMI-er Angelle Cortes called Just Chillin’. He brings previous experience as a features intern at The News-Gazette and as a daytime news editor at The Daily Illini.




Just Chillin’ (Spotify):

Produced Shows:

November 6, 2020

October 16, 2020

September 25, 2020



Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Vigil

Healthy Fall Cooking

College of Media Gift

The Marching Illini During COVID-19

UIPD Police Dog Interview (Script Writing, Filming, Editing)

Interview with University of Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones

Anchored Shows:

November 13, 2020

October 23, 2020

October 3, 2020

Directed Shows:

November 3, 2020 (Election Night)

October 30, 2020

October 9, 2020

Web Stories: