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Office Number: 617-353-6401

On-Air Number: 617-353-6400

Instagram: @wtburadio

Address: 640 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215

Our office is past the studio, around the corner in COM Room 304.

Our Staff

Ali Audet

General Manager:

Ali Audet

For all general inquiries, contact the General Manager. The General Manager oversees all WTBU departments and staff, and well as the budget.

Email: gm@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 2:30pm – 4:30pm Fridays

Melissa Ellin

Programming:

Melissa Ellin

Contact the Programming Director for any concerns related to the content being broadcast or DJ time slots. The Programming Director is in charge of making the WBTU schedule each semester as well as monitoring the content of our programming.

Email: programming@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 9:00am – 11:00am Fridays

Katherine Pacheco

Station Administrator:

Katherine Pascheco

For questions regarding station access, the weekly newsletter, or dues, contact our Station Administrator. The station admin maintains a list of current and former DJs and Interns, as well as updates current station members on important station information.

Email: stationadwtbu@gmail.com

Office Hours: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Thursdays

Ali Harrison

Underwriting Department:

Ali Harrison

Underwriting uses ad-like announcements for sponsors that support the station through physical donations and financially. Underwriting spots do not include calls to action. The main responsibilities of the department are reaching out to potential sponsors, writing and recording underwriting spots or public service announcements.

Email: wtbuunderwriting@gmail.com

Office Hours: 1:00pm – 3:00pm Sundays

Karmynn Lustria

Community Outreach Director:

Karmynn Lustria

Contact the Community Outreach Director if you’re interested in growing the WTBU community! Community Outreach is responsible for fostering community within WTBU and building connections around the local BU community. We plan and facilitate social events and initiatives for WTBU DJs, as well as collaborative events with other student groups across campus and other college stations in Boston.

Email: wtbuoutreach@gmail.com

Office Hours: 8:00am – 10:00am Mondays

Grace Lauson

Promotions Director:

Grace Lauson

Please contact the Promotions Director concerning media coverage for shows, giveaways, and station events (events produced solely by WTBU). The Promotions Director is responsible for planning station events and coordinating giveaways.

Email: promotions@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 10:00am – 12:00pm Mondays

Michelle Gold

Music Director:

Michelle Gold

The music department chooses the albums for the station’s weekly rotation and WTBU’s flagship show, Left of the Dial. If you’re interested in sending an album, contact the Music Directors.

Email: music@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 1:15pm – 3:15pm Tuesdays

Gladys Vargas

Music Director:

Gladys Vargas

The music department chooses the albums for the station’s weekly rotation and WTBU’s flagship show, Left of the Dial. If you’re interested in sending an album, contact the Music Directors.

Email: music@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 2:15pm – 4:15pm Tuesdays

Katie O'Rourke

Training Director:

Katie O’Rourke

If you’re interested in becoming a DJ in Training at WTBU, email our Training Director. The Training Director oversees the training of all DJiTs each semester.

Email: interns@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 12:30pm – 2:30pm Thursdays

Abby Bonner

Deputy Training Director:

Abby Bonner

If you’re interested in becoming a DJ in Training at WTBU, email our Training Director. The Training Director oversees the training of all DJiTs each semester.

Email: interns@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 11:30am – 1:30pm Thursdays

Vanessa Bartlett

The Beat:

Vanessa Barlett

The Beat is WTBU’s zine for all things music, art, and DIY. Join our team and get your work published!

Email: wtbu.thebeat@gmail.com

Office Hours: 9:00am – 11:00am Wednesdays

Daniel Multz

Sports Director:

Daniel Multz

The Sports Director oversees WTBU’s staff of sports writers and reporters and schedules game broadcasts, radio shows and online content.

Email: wtbusports@gmail.com

Office Hours: 10:00am – 12:00pm Fridays

Patrick Donnelly

Sports Director:

Patrick Donnelly

The Sports Director oversees WTBU’s staff of sports writers and reporters and schedules game broadcasts, radio shows and online content.

Email: wtbusports@gmail.com

Office Hours: 10:00am – 12:00pm Fridays

Abisola Akinsete

Technical Director:

Abe Akinsete

The Tech Director mostly answers and addresses technical issues for both the live studio space as well as the live in studio space. Tech Director also coordinates with the In Studios Manager for scheduling usage of the in studio space as well as helps with performances if need be.

Email: tech@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 5:00pm – 7:00pm Mondays

Farah Sonde

Audio Productions:

Farah Sonde

The Audio Productions Director oversees the production of podcasts affiliated through WTBU. The Audio Productions Director also assists the station with pre-recorded audio matters.

Email: productions@wtburadio.org

Office Hours1:00pm – 3:00pm Wednesdays

Billy Bugara

Studio Productions:

Billy Bugara

Hi, I’m Dane! I run WTBU’s performance studio. If you’re a Boston musician or an artist that just happens to be passing through the city, please reach out to us if you’re at all interested in performing on college radio. We’d love to have you!

Email: wtbustudioproductions@gmail.com

Office Hours: 8:00am – 10:00am Mondays

Jenny Kornreich

News Department:

Jenny Kornreich

WTBU News brings you elections, campus, New England, national, international, sports, and entertainment headlines every Tuesday and Thursday, as well as on our daily podcast, WTBU News Today!

Email: news@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 10:30am – 12:30pm Tuesdays

Michael Walsh

Webmaster:

Michael Walsh

The Webmaster is in charge of maintaining WTBU’s website.

Email: wtbu.webmaster@gmail.com

Office Hours: 1:30pm – 3:30pm Mondays

Mariam Hydara

BU in the Morning Director:

Mariam Hydara

The Director hosts and runs the show, scheduling interviews, roundtables and leading DJ conversations for BU in the Morning, which airs Monday and Wednesday from 10 to noon. They also manage all BU ITM social media pages. If you want to DJ on the show or help with social media, shoot Mariam an email!

Email: buitm@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: 3:00pm – 5:00pm Wednesday

Naomi Richmond

Public Relations Director:

Naomi Richmond

The PR Director manages WTBU’s image through advertisement and handling our social media presence. If you’re interested, the PR team is always happy to get a helping hand from passionate people.

Email: prwtbu@gmail.com

Office Hours: 3:30pm – 5:30pm Tuesdays

Claudia Dorian

Deputy Public Relations Director:

Claudia Dorian

The PR Directors handle WTBU’s social media presence in addition to advertising for our organization and its events. The PR team is always looking for people enthusiastic about lending a hand, so reach out if you’re interested!

Email: prwtbu@gmail.com

Office Hours: 3:30pm – 5:30pm Tuesdays

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