Olivia Mitchell | Station Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
Creative Advertising & Psychology
Alongside the GM, Olivia oversees the directors, paid staff, and volunteers to ensure success in station wide projects. She encourages collaboration between departments and helps directors uphold the station values and goals.
“I could be an astronaut if earth let go of me” – Youth Lagoon
Sana Hakim | Operations Director | email@example.com
As the Operations Director, Sana works closely with the other leadership at the station to manage the director staff and financials. She has the opportunity to collaborate with numerous directors on station wide projects.
“Don’t cut your tongue on my syllables, bet you need a syllabus to teach you how my vowels sound.” – Jamila Woods
Amanda Poole | Volunteer Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Journalism Major and Public Relations Minor
As the VD, Amanda helps all volunteers feel welcomed and heard throughout their whole experience at Impact. She provides them with resources, connections, and contacts to improve their time at Impact.
“May your past be the sound of your feet upon the ground, carry on.”- FUN
Natashia Evelyn | Office Manager | email@example.com
Media and Information Major, Spanish Minor
Natashia is a junior majoring in Media and Information and hopefully pursuing Spanish as a minor. As the office manager, she manages the Impact office and makes sure that everything is organized so the office feels like home to everyone.
“Don’t go crying to your momma, cos you’re all alone in the real world.” – Paramore
Simone Fenzi | Program Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Journalism & Economics
As the APD Simone assists with the creation of the weekly schedule for the radio. This implies choosing and logging all new songs into the program so that our listeners get fresh music.
“We are not gonna take it” – Twisted Sister
Amber Kienutske | Program Director | email@example.com
Media and Information & Advertising
As APD, Amber helps to build the weekly music schedule. She helps pick which songs are played, integrates the new songs into the library with the old songs, and then builds a weekly queue.
“Rock the boat like a one-eyed pirate. Rick James, I got glitter on my eyelids.” – BROCKHAMPTON
Justin Ralph | Training Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Human Biology, Physiology, & Economics
The DJ Coaches Justin ensure that our volunteer DJs sound fabulous and amazing on air.
“I’m [Justin Ralph] and I’m here to make it clear” -Roxxxy Andrews, Read U Wrote U
Ean Montague | Managing Editor | email@example.com
Professional Writing Major, Film Studies Minor
Ean oversees the music-related content that gets posted on our website and helps produce it with a talented group of volunteers. He also set up interviews with artists, editing and writing workshops, and more.
“Today we’re gonna teach you some fun facts about salmon and a brand new dance,” – Fat Lip with The Chemical Brothers
Stephanie Stapert | Website Manager & Interview Coordinator | firstname.lastname@example.org
Creative Advertising Major, Public Relations minor
Stephanie ensures all aspects of the Impact are online by fixing, designing, and updating the website. As the interview coordinator, she trains volunteers how to conduct interviews and write a follow up article, so that we can send them out to cover a variety of events.
Jesse Taconelli | Co-Music Director | email@example.com
In an elevator pitch, Jesse works with programming to make the daytime airplay on the station sound awesome. That means he sorts through all of our music sources, keeps in touch with promoters, and stays up to date with releases and charting.
“I would go out tonight, but I haven’t got a stitch to wear / This man said, ‘It’s gruesome that someone so handsome should care.'” – The Smiths
Greg McClure | Co-Music Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Yo as a Music Director, Greg listens to music and takes phone calls. They are part of the process to get music on the airwaves. It’s basically their job to be pretentious.
“I think you know the place we should meet. Don’t worry if it’s dark and I’m late.” -Sonic Youth
Cole Tunningley | News Director | email@example.com
Cole works with the News Team to produce audio documentaries for The Undercurrent, our weekly storytelling podcast. He teaches new volunteers how to handle recording equipment, write their stories, and use audio editing software.
Sophie Sagan | Assistant News Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Relations and Policy, Documentary Production Minor
Works to create content for our weekly news and storytelling podcast “the Undercurrent” and helps volunteers learn the basics of audio journalism and storytelling.
“Coo coo ca choo Mrs.Robinson, Jesus loves you more than you will know. Oh oh oh. ”- Simon and Garfunkel
Joe Dandron | Assistant Sports Director | email@example.com
Joe communicates with volunteers and runs the Sports team meetings. He covers women’s basketball for the station and serves as another editor. He maintains a productive environment and teaches volunteers how to use the equipment at the station. He also is afraid of very large spiders.
“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard
Kyle Turk | Sports Editor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyle’s role as editor involves perfecting the articles our volunteers put out on all the sports we cover across MSU’s campus, as well as shaping the content of our website to keep readers informed and entertained.
“If you come up don’t forget about your dogs, that’s law.” – Yo Gotti
Luke Sloan | Assistant Sports Editor | email@example.com
As Assistant Sports Editor, Luke refines the articles our volunteers produce on all the sports we cover across campus. He also assists with day-to-day functions of the sports team and covers the MSU men’s soccer team.
“I know you got mountains to climb but always stay humble and kind” – Tim McGraw
Hikaru Kudo | Sports Broadcast Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
As the Sports Broadcast Director, Hikaru is in charge of scheduling and managing all live and recorded Play-by-Play for all sporting events WDBM covers. Hikaru is also the Head Producer of, “The Green and White Report” on Sunday’s from 11 am to noon.
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Sarah Dropsey | Marketing Director | email@example.com
Residential College in the Arts and Humanities & English
Oversee the Marketing Department and hold weekly marketing meetings with the Promotions, Video, Events, Creative, Social Media, and Volunteer Directors. Additionally, Sarah leads marketing campaigns for events like Fall Welcome, Station Open Houses, Tax Vote Renewal, and more! Biggest part of the job is trying to be a resource for people to come bounce ideas off of and help work through problems but she mostly just make a lot of meeting minutes.
“This house is full of women, playing guitar and cooking breakfast” – Japanese Breakfast
Andy Campbell | Promotions Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Science Education Major (Secondary)
As Promotions Director, Andy is in charge of finding rockin’ shows to promote on air. He is also responsible for bringing bands into the station for In-Studio performances.
“I wanna know- Have you ever seen the rain?” -Creedence Clearwater Revival
Olivia Long | Events Director | email@example.com
Marketing Major, Graphic Design Minor
Greetings! Olivia oversees both our internal and external events, as well as our contracted DJ services. She gets to help our community morale at the station by hosting bonding events, and organizing fun events with the MSU and greater East Lansing community such as the Homecoming Parade, East by East Lansing, and Sparticipation!
“Poopy-di scoop, Scoop-diddy-whoop” – Lift Yourself – Kanye West
Ryan Carlson | Social Media Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Media and Information, Fiction Filmmaking minor
From tweeting, posting concert pics, and Facebooking important info, Ryan is online to keep our listeners up to date across the world wide web.
“Can I kick it? To all the people who can Quest like A Tribe does / Before this, did you really know what live was?” – A Tribe Called Quest”
Megan Martine | Creative Director | email@example.com
Creative Advertising, Graphic Design Minor
Megan is head of the graphic design team that creates social media graphics, Snapchat filters, flyers, Impact Swag and more. She also assists with video graphics from time to time.
“Way before Nirvana there was U2 and Blondie and music still on M-T-V” – Bowling for Soup
Conor Lynch | Engineering Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Media & Information
Conor does fun audio stuff like put microphones in front of people and their instruments when they play their music songs. He also makes sure the Audio Team volunteers know how to do the same.
“And there ain’t nothing like a friend who can tell you you’re just pissing in the wind” – Neil Young
Maeve O’Dowd | Production Director | email@example.com
Media and Information, Fiction Filmmaking & ESS Minors
Maeve writes and produces catchy PSAs, promos and bumpers that play on air in between the music. She also equipts the Audio Team with cool audio recording, mixing and editing skills so that they can go out into the world (and station) as knowledgeable audio producers.
“We sang ‘Silent Night’ in three parts which was fun” – Father John Misty
Max Murphy | Production Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Media and Information
Max spends his time at the Impact throwing together promos, PSA’s, and other on air material. He also provides a helping hand in running the Audio Team.
“I have never never kissed a car before” – T Rex
Will Spurrier | Video Director | email@example.com
Media and Information
Media and Information student. I lead the Video Team in working within the studio and on-location to shoot and produce unique and entertaining music-related video content that we can all be proud of. Often thinking of ways to put a twist on an old format or push our content into new territory.
Times is weird.” – John Maus
Andrew Herner | Assistant Video Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Media and Information
As the Assistant Video Director, Andrew comes up with new video content for Impact’s website and social media. Some of the different types of videos include in-studio performances, live venue performances, short promotional pieces, and so much more. He also organizes video team meetings for our volunteers.
“England is my city” -Nick Crompton
Jeremy Whiting | General Manager | email@example.com
Jeremy is the only non-student employed at the Impact. He assists the student leadership in forming the overall vision and direction of the station. As general manager, Jeremy also ensures that the Impact follows all FCC guidelines, oversees the directors and paid staff and manages the technical aspects of the operation. He lives in Lansing with his wife, Amber, and three kids, Kate, Ryan and Anna
“Don’t need money, don’t take fame, don’t need no credit card to ride this train.” -Huey Lewis & the News