New bishop for Diocese of Fresno named as Ochoa retires

Rev. Armando X. Ochoa announced Rev. Joseph V. Brennan as the new bishop for the Diocese of Fresno at a news conference Tuesday morning, March 5, 2019. Brennan takes over May 1.
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Rev. Armando X. Ochoa announced Rev. Joseph V. Brennan as the new bishop for the Diocese of Fresno at a news conference Tuesday morning, March 5, 2019. Brennan takes over May 1.

Yesenia Amaro covers immigration and diverse communities for The Fresno Bee. She previously worked for the Phnom Penh Post in Cambodia and the Las Vegas Review-Journal in Nevada. She recently received the 2018 Journalistic Integrity award from the CACJ. In 2015, she won the Outstanding Journalist of the Year Award from the Nevada Press Association, and also received the Community Service Award.