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WMBR Staff Positions
Updated Apr 5, 2014

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Management Board

The WMBR Management Board is appointed by the General Manager to assist in the management of the station. The current members of the WMBR Management Board are listed below:

  • General Manager  Kathryn Bartel
    Only elected position at WMBR. Must be a full time student at MIT. Responsible for all aspects of managing the radio station. The Management Board, and all other positions, are appointed by the General Manager.
  •   Elliot Avila
    Additional member of the Management Board
  •   Michelle Victora
    Additional member of the Management Board
  • Americana Music Director  Doug Gesler
    Responsible for acquiring new Americana music
  • Comptroller  Lisa Gassaway
    Oversees the financial aspects of WMBR's operations.
  • Station Manager  Doug Gesler
    Responsible for the internal management of the station's facilities.
  • Volunteer Work Coordinator  Sabina Maddila
    Coordinates volunteer work opportunities.

Other Station Positions

Other Non-Management-Board station positions are listed below:

  • Campus Promotions Directors  Elaine Kung, Valentina Chamorro
    In charge of on campus promotions.
  • Chief Operator  Henry Holtzman
    Person responsible for ensuring legal technical operation of the radio station in accordance with 47CFR 73.1870.
  • Comedy & Spoken Word Director  Jeff Robinson
    Responsible for acquiring new comedy and spoken word recordings.
  • Folk Director  Bruce Sylvester
    Responsible for acquiring new folk music.
  • Fundraising Director  Alex McNeil
    Manages and oversees WMBR's annual fundraising drive.
  • Hip-Hop Director  Addison Stark
    Responsible for acquiring new hip-hop music.
  • Jazz Director  Jon Pollack
    Responsible for acquiring new jazz music.
  • Live Event Coordinator  Donlan
    Coordinates on-campus live events.
  • Loud Rock Director  Joanie Lindstrom
    Responsible for acquiring new loud rock music.
  • Membership Directors  Lindsay Ellison, Dustin Doss, Nathan Hernandez
    Responsible for inducting new Station Members and maintaining the database of current Station Members.
  • Music Directors  Patrick Bryant, Christopher Vyce
    Responsible for acquiring new music and oversees the other music directors of specific genres.
  • News Director  Linda Pinkow
    Oversees WMBR's news programs.
  • Office Manager  Nancy Masley
    Maintains the office, and stocks office supplies.
  • Production Director  Ken Field
    Responsible for the quality and organization of recorded material and assists other engineers with audio production.
  • Program Directors  Jennifer Chen, Jon Beaulieu
    Responsible for determining the programming schedule and is responsible for the content of the programming that is broadcast on the air. Also responsible for coordinating engineers for DJ's that are not yet approved to be on the air solo.
  • Program Guide Editor  Angelynn Grant
    Designs and oversees printing and distribution of WMBR's program guide.
  • Promotions Directors  Joanie Lindstrom, Sara Josephson, Mark Francis
    Organizes and manages the giving away of free tickets to our listeners.
  • PSA Directors  Nancy Masley, Lipika Samal
    Handles all Public Service Announcements, written and recorded.
  • Record Librarian  Sue Safton
    Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the Record Library.
  • RPM Director  L-Train
    Responsible for aquiring new RPM/Techno music
  • Technical Director  William Kuhlman
    Maintains, repairs, and oversees operation of all technical equipment at the station.
  • Training Coordinator  Frank Shefton
    Coordinates training and testing of engineers.
  • Webmaster  Theodric Young
    Supports the WMBR website and is generally responsible for the computers and network at WMBR.
  • World Music Director  Julia Mongo
    Responsible for acquiring new world music.

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