Team Members


Meet the folks who put the "rad" in radio

The Black Squirrel Radio staff is made up of the finest students Kent State has to offer,

who all share a passion for radio and delivering great content to the KSU student body and abroad.

From our General Manager Brooke Forrest, all the way down to our Freshman DJ’s,

everyone works like crazy to make BSR all that it can be.

Check out each team member to learn a little bit more about what we all do.

All questions about a department should be addressed to the director of that department.

bforres3@kent.edu Greetings and salutations! I’m Brooke the General Manager for BSR! I have been a web writer and BSR DJ with my show, The Mixtape, for six semesters. I am formerly the web director and now I’m very excited to be the GM of the station. I am movie obsessed and tend to be our […]

rsmit175@kent.edu As Programming Director, my job is to work with our General Manager to choose what shows make it on air, handle the day-to-day operations of the station and resolve any issues or problems DJs may have. When not working with BSR, I spend my time watching the Browns lose and listening to prog. Go […]

ejacoby2@kent.edu Eric Jacoby is a Junior History major, and BSR’s podcast coordinator. He also hosts Funkhaus Berlin, consistently the highest rated political talk program in the history of the spoken word.That’s about it, join DSA.

cbattle8@kent.edu   As web director, I am responsible for overseeing the content that goes up each day on Black Squirrel Radio’s website, and also for having really bad opinions about all your favorite music, movies and more!

khirter1@kent.edu Hi there! I’m Karlie and I am the Music Director for BSR! I’m a junior Fashion Merchandising major, and I love indie pop, dogs, and Nintendo.

abutle22@kent.edu Boomshakalaka everything in chaka ~ Blue Ivy Carter

dbowers9@kent.edu I’m a sophomore journalism major and one of the sports coordinators here at BSR. Sports define who I am. I host Victory Formation – a sports talk show on BSR. I love all Cleveland sports dearly and enjoy wearing knockoff jerseys. I mostly listen to rap.

eharms@kent.edu Evan Harms is a sophomore Digital Media Production student with an aggressive minor in Parks Management. He can help with the capture and production of primarily video and audio.

Bottom: Adrian Leuthauser, Eric Jacoby Middle: Kellie Nock, Reid Smith, Erik Svensson, Brandon Lewis, Chyenne Tatum, Jessie Roos, Maddie Camp Back: Cameron Croston, Alex Couts, Conor Battles, Augusta Battoclette, Jenn Noga, Claire Arther, Christina Godfrey Not pictured: Madison Brattoli, Jenna Langan, Jenna Kuczkowski, Akii Butler, Remy Johnson, Maria Serra, Daniel Sherman, Kam Bolati, Liz Juhasz, […]

sblackw3@kent.edu Stewart Blackwood is a sound designer, technician and composer based out of North East Ohio. He focuses on creating sound and music for plays, musicals, and performance art.

ssalkin1@kent.edu Hey, my name is Sam and I’m a music coordinator for BSR. I’m currently a freshman majoring in Visual Communication Design. And this is also my dog Mattie!

esvensso@kent.edu Erik is a Senior Journalism student and Article Coordinator at Black Squirrel Radio. Erik’s favorite artists include The Mountain Goats, Parquet Courts, St. Vincent and Cruelster.

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