Olivia Mitchell | Station Manager | email@example.com
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.
Sana Hakim | Operations Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Amanda Poole | Volunteer Director | email@example.com
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.
Natashia Evelyn | Office Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Simone Fenzi | Programming Director | email@example.com
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.
Amber Kienutske | Assistant Programming Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Justin Ralph | Training Director | email@example.com
Human Biology, Physiology, & Economics
The DJ Coaches Justin ensure that our volunteer DJs sound fabulous and amazing on air.
Ean Montague | Managing Editor | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Stephanie Stapert | Website Manager | email@example.com
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.
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.
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.
Ryan Cole | Sports Director | email@example.com
As Sports Director, Ryan manages a team of more than 25 volunteers that cover all Michigan State sports teams. He is also the main beat reporter for MSU men’s basketball and co-host the weekly “Impact Izzone” podcast.
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.
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, 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 I mostly just make a lot of meeting minutes.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Will Spurrier | Co-Video Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Andrew Herner | Assistant Video Director | email@example.com
Andrew is a sophomore Media and Information student. As 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.
Jeremy Whiting | General Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.