Favian Mendez Rodriguez

Favian was a production intern for two years with PBT. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a major in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in Environmental Studies and Spanish. Originally from Toppenish, WA, Favian’s family moved to Crete, NE where he spent most of his life. Growing up, he has always had an interest in science and astronomy. During his time at PBT, Favian wrote two stories, worked on multiple timelapses, and put together beaver videos from PBT’s live stream. After graduation, Favian plans to continue his work with drones and astrophotography and to travel the world.

Favian's Work

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” – Carl Sagan In 1994, around 4 a.m., a magnitude 6.7 earthquake knocked out the power in Los Angeles. Many residents went outside to check on each other and their homes. It was when they looked up at the sky, that they realized there were lights in […]

Water has always been the great attractor. Where there is water, there is life. To those passing Nebraska along I-80, it can be easy to think there is not much out there in terms of water. They can be forgiven for thinking that not much lies beyond the sea of grass and corn.  I can […]