The WJMU Executive Team
Name: Sam Meister
Position: General Manager
Sam Meister has been instructing courses in Communication at Millikin since the fall of 2010. He also serves as the faculty advisor and General Manager of WJMU “The Quad,” the radio broadcasting service of Millikin University. He instructs courses concerning the mass media, including classes on the radio industry, broadcast production and performance, mass media writing, and film study. As advisor to the campus radio station, he works with his student executive board to facilitate a 24-hour-a-day programming schedule that includes a contemporary and classic alternative rock format, student-produced specialty programming, and broadcasts of Millikin UniversitySports. Go Big Blue! He holds a B.A. in Mass Communication from Greenville College and an M.A. in Mass Media Studies from The University of Illinois at Springfield.
Program Director: Lane Caspar
Lane is a DJ, script writer, and voice actor and is manager of many of the day-to-day operations of WJMU. She can help you with productions and answer questions about station and project guidelines. She also handles WJMU News copy writing. She has been with WJMU for three years now. Check out her show "Devil Advocate" Tuesday nights from 9-11pm.
Production Director: Frank Macaluso
This is Frank’s first year as WJMU’s Production Director and Creative Projects Director. He is in charge of ensuring that all content produced for the station is of professional quality. If you have any questions pertaining to production and ProTools, he can help you. He also is a script writer and voice actor for the station, and hosts a weekly sketch comedy series, “Owl Stretching Time”. (Yes, he is a big Monty Python fan. Why do you ask?)
Promotions Director: Meghan Whitlock
Meghan is responsible for all aspects of merchandise, giveaways, social media, and station promotion. Meghan is the person to contact if you have a campus or community event that you would like to promote on WJMU. She would love to help promote your event by making a promotional advertisement or getting you on for an interview (and will always accept free concert tickets).
Music Director: Jason Messina
Jason can help you with questions about music on WJMU. Want to submit your band’s single or EP for airplay? Jason is the station’s Music Director and handles those decisions, as well as DJ policies and procedures.
Projects Coordinator: Sydney Stoewer
Sydney is a junior here at Millikin and this is her first semester being on the executive board for WJMU. Check out her show every Monday from 5-7pm called “In Rotation”.