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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

General Manager:

Vanessa Bartlett

As the General Manager, I oversee all station activities. If you need information on how to get involved with the station, or if you’re not sure who to contact on Eboard about your WTBU-specific question, shoot me an email! You can also reach out to me if you are having issues with another DJ or notice someone not following station protocol.

Email: wtbugeneralmanager@gmail.com

Office Hours: 12:00pm – 2:00pm Wednesdays

Melissa Ellin

Programming Director:

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: 11:00am – 1:00pm Wednesdays

Katherine Pacheco

Station Administrator:

Katherine Pacheco

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: 8:00pm – 10:00pm Thursdays

Underwriting Department:

Jillian Martin

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 Tuesdays

Community Outreach Director:

Claudia Dorian

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: 8:30am – 10:30am Tuesdays

Music Director:

Zoë Anderson

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: wtbu.musicdirectors@gmail.com

Office Hours: 11:00am – 1:00pm Mondays

Music Director:

Alex Germain

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: wtbu.musicdirectors@gmail.com

Office Hours: 11:00am – 1:00pm Wednesdays

Melina Nguyen

Tech Director:

Melina Nguyen

The Tech Director answers and addresses technical issues for both the live studio space and the live in-studio space. They also coordinate with the In-Studio Manager for scheduling usage of the in-studio space and helps with performances if necessary.

Email: wtbutech@gmail.com

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

Marshall Brown

Promotions Director:

Marshall Brown

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 Fridays

Deputy Promotions Director:

Olivia Pepe

Please contact the Deputy 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: 10:30am – 12:30pm Thursdays

Abby Bonner

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: wtbuinterns@gmail.com

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

Deputy Training Director:

Toby Pannone

As the Deputy Training Director, I work with the Training Director to make your intro to WTBU the best it can be. If you’re interested in becoming a DJiT, email us!

Email: wtbuinterns@gmail.com

Office Hours10:00am – 12:00pm Mondays

The Beat:

Maclean Bishop

The Beat is WTBU’s zine for all things music, art, and DIY. If you are a music enjoyer, join our team and get your work published!

Email: wtbu.thebeat@gmail.com

The Beat Meetings: 4:00pm – 6:00pm Thursdays

Sports Director:

Hannah Yoshinaga

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 Wednesdays

Sports Director:

Joe Pohoryles

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 Wednesdays

Audio Productions:

Shandra Back

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: audioproductionswtbu@gmail.com

Office Hours12:00pm 2:00pm Thursdays

In-Studio Productions:

Billie Bugara

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: 8:00pm – 10:00pm Mondays

News Director:

Mia McCarthy

I’m Mia, your News Director! I help produce WTBU News, which presents all sorts of news (campus, New England, national, elections, international, sports, arts and culture, entertainment) every Tuesday and Thursday on WTBU Radio! We also have a podcast, WTBU News Today, presenting headlines every weekday!

Email: news@wtburadio.org

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

Michael Walsh

Webmaster:

Michael Walsh

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

Email: wtbu.webmaster@gmail.com

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

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: 4:00pm – 6:00pm Wednesdays

Public Relations Director:

Ali Harrison

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: 3:00pm – 5:00pm Wednesdays

Deputy Public Relations Director:

Sutton Faye

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: 3:00pm – 5:00pm Wednesdays

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