Hugo Phan is a graduate of Wichita State University, where he majored in sociology and minored in communication. At a young age, Hugo picked up the habit of listening to KMUW from his father. After years of being a loyal listener, he signed up to be a KMUW volunteer and joined the station's college student group. He transitioned from volunteer to digital assistant in May 2013. In this role, Hugo has been recognized by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters for his contribution to the station's website, KMUW.org.