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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: Fridays 1:30-3:30 and by appointment

Steven Gelman

Programming:

Steven Gelman

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: By appointment

Estefania Ruiz

Station Administrator:

Estefania Ruiz

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: 1:00-3:00pm Tuesdays

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: By appointment

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: By appointment

Angel Kim

Promotions Director:

Angel Kim

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: By Appointment

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: 11:15am-2:15pm Tuesdays

Phoebe Pacheco

Music Director:

Phoebe Pacheco

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: 12:30-2:30pm 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: 10:00am-12:00pm 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: By appointment

Audrey Sutter

The Beat:

Audrey Sutter

The Beat is WTBU’s zine for all things music, art, and DIY.

Email: wtbu.thebeat@gmail.com

Office Hours: 4:00-6:00pm Mondays

Jacob Lintner

Sports Director:

Jacob Lintner

The Sports Director is in charge of all sports broadcasts, including all BU team home games, as well as the WTBU Sports Blog.

Email: wtbusports@gmail.com

Office Hours: 12:00-2:00pm Fridays

Ethan Fuller

Sports Director:

Ethan Fuller

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: 1:00-3:00 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:By appointment

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 Hours: By appointment

Dane Persky

Studio Productions:

Dane Persky

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: 11:15am-1:15pm Wednesdays

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: By appointment

Blake Abel

Webmaster:

Blake Abel

The Webmaster is the master of the website.

Email: wtbu.webmaster@gmail.com

Office Hours: 3-5pm Tuesdays

Melissa Ellin

BU in the Morning Director:

Melissa Ellin

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. The Director manages runs all BU ITM social media pages. If you want to DJ on the show or help with social media, shoot Melissa an email!

Email: buitm@wtburadio.org

Office Hours: By appointment

Maya Chadda

Public Relations Director:

Maya Chadda

HeyO! I’m your gal for all things social media, design, videography, and advertising related. WTBU is always looking for people to help promote the station!

Email: prwtbu@gmail.com

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

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