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.

General Manager Jay Shah is an aspiring broadcast journalist pursuing a Master of Arts in media and journalism at Kent State University. Jay’s student media career began as an undergraduate student at Old Westbury Web Radio (OWWR) of the State University of New York College at Old Westbury. She is passionate about raising community […]

Music Director Brittany Miller is a senior at Kent State University studying Visual Communication Design with a minor in User Experience Design. She has been involved with Black Squirrel Radio for 2 years as a Design Coordinator, an RJ, and a web staff writer. She is also a designer for Brainchild Magazine through the […]

Marketing and Promotions Director

Production Director Hello! My name is Julia, and I’m the Production Director (aka Pod-God) for Black Squirrel Radio! Here at BSR, I’m here for all your audio production needs! I’m a super senior in communication studies, with a minor in political science. This is unfortunately my last semester with BSR because I’ll be graduating […]

Program Director

Multimedia and Web Content Director Hi, my name is Sam and I’m the Multimedia and Web Content Director for Black Squirrel Radio Fall 2020. I’m a senior in Visual Communication Design with a minor in User Experience Design. I have spent the last couple years at BSR as the Design Director, and am excited […]

Sports Director I’m Sean Fitzgerald, and I am the Sports Director For BSR. Baseball is my favorite sport, followed by football and then basketball. I have been with the station since the Spring of 2018 and I was a sports coordinator since Spring 2019. I have hosted a solo show and two duo shows […]

Faculty Advisor   Amanda Rabinowitz has been a reporter, host and producer at WKSU since 2007. Her days begin before the sun comes up as the local anchor for NPR’s Morning Edition, which airs on WKSU each weekday from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. In addition to providing local news and weather, she interviews the Plain […]

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