With an incomparable talent and infectious personality Omar Velasco is Los Angeles’ leading morning voice. He co-hosts KLVE’s morning show with Argelia Atilano, and together they entertain their listeners with hot topics, and the best musical hits.
Omar describes himself as a shy and timid personality off the microphone. He enjoys movies, dinner and hanging out with his family. He also enjoys different sports, like bowling, golf, and recently trained and ran the LA marathon. This experience he describes as “horribly amazing,” Not one to conform, he keeps himself active and lives spontaneously to remain as dynamic as possible. He lives life day by day, focusing on the present, and applying 100% of himself into what he’s working on. “KLVE’s morning show is my dream, and I’m living it, and I’m enjoying it!” he says. His show is one that entertains listeners,
Omar makes it his goal to prepare his listeners for their everyday lives, “no matter where they are headed to, I want them to get there feeling better.”
Omar has volunteered his talent and time to aid organizations like the Blind Children’s Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and PADRES Contra el Cáncer. He soon hopes to work in his community and help young kids focus and finish High School, and College.
In 2006 Omar received the “Impact Award” from the Los Angeles City Council for his leadership in the Latino community. Also, Omar has been nominated for the Marconi Award as “Spanish Personality of the Year” in 2008, 2009, and 2011. Radio Notas awarded Omar in 2009 and 2013 as “Personlity of the Year”.