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WMBR Staff Positions
Updated Jul 29, 2015

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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:

  • Jon Beaulieu
    General Manager:  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.
  • Kathryn Bartel
    Additional member of the Management Board
  • Manuel Castro
    Membership Director:  Responsible for inducting new Station Members and maintaining the database of current Station Members.
  • Jennifer Chen
    Program Director:  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.
  • Lisa Gassaway
    Comptroller:  Oversees the financial aspects of WMBR's operations.
  • Doug Gesler
    Station Manager:  Responsible for the internal management of the station's facilities.
    Americana Music Director:  Responsible for acquiring new Americana music
  • Micaela Hall
    Additional member of the Management Board
  • Ellie Klose
    Program Director:  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.
  • Nancy Masley
    PSA Director:  Handles all Public Service Announcements, written and recorded.
    Office Manager:  Maintains the office, and stocks office supplies.
  • Erik Morrison
    Additional member of the Management Board
  • Brian Sennett
    Technical Director:  Maintains, repairs, and oversees operation of all technical equipment at the station.

Other Station Positions

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

  • Music Directors:  Patrick Bryant, Christopher Vyce
    Responsible for acquiring new music and oversees the other music directors of specific genres.
  • 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.
  • Hip-Hop Director:  Keri-Lee Garel
    Responsible for acquiring new hip-hop music.
  • Jazz Director:  Jon Pollack
    Responsible for acquiring new jazz music.
  • Loud Rock Director:  Joanie Lindstrom
    Responsible for acquiring new loud rock music.
  • RPM Director:  L-Train
    Responsible for aquiring new RPM/Techno music
  • World Music Director:  Julia Mongo
    Responsible for acquiring new world music.
  • Campus Promotions Directors:  Valentina Chamorro, Elaine Kung
    In charge of on campus promotions.
  • Fundraising Director:  Alex McNeil
    Manages and oversees WMBR's annual fundraising drive.
  • Live Event Coordinator:  Donlan
    Coordinates on-campus live events.
  • News Director:  Linda Pinkow
    Oversees WMBR's news programs.
  • Production Director:  Ken Field
    Responsible for the quality and organization of recorded material and assists other engineers with audio production.
  • Program Guide Editor:  Angelynn Grant
    Designs and oversees printing and distribution of WMBR's program guide.
  • Promotions Directors:  Sara Josephson, Joanie Lindstrom, Mark Francis
    Organizes and manages the giving away of free tickets to our listeners.
  • PSA Directors:  Anna Cataldo, Lipika Samal
    Handles all Public Service Announcements, written and recorded.
  • Record Librarian:  Sue Safton
    Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the Record Library.
  • 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.

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