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Alumni - Local

A partial listing of our alumni working at stations in Chicago and the surrounding areas.

WBEZ, 91.5 FM, "Chicago Public Radio"

Justin Kaufmann, Senior Content Developer '96

Rob Wildeboer, Reporter '04

Clear Channel Chicago

Laura Erbach, Continuity Director '03

Andrea Oppan, Traffic '10

David Snoble, Web Content '02

Scott Trunda, Account Executive '97

Premiere Traffic Network

Mary Beth Tabalba, Producer '03

Nokia/HERE Traffic Network

Luis Gomez, Traffic Editor '10

Calie Lyons, Traffic Editor '11

Jim Ryan, Operations Supervisor '02

WBBM, 780 AM, "Newsradio 780"

Josh Liss, Sports Director '95

Ben Nance, Producer '14

Kevin Peters, Producer '11

Nick Swiantek, Sales '05

Lola Vanderpuye, Production Director '95

WZSR, 105.5 FM, Crystal Lake, IL

Frank Monroe, On-Air Talent/Production '07

Molly Summy, On-Air Talent '07

WBBM, 96.3 FM

Tony Kelly, Production '97

Megan LeVine, Promotions/DJ '12

Josh Ross, Production Director '01

Jacob Sierankowski, Technical '12

Andrew Wojtowicz, On-Air Talent '06

WMVP, 1000 AM, "ESPN 1000"

Adam Abdalla, Producer '07

Chris Bleck, Producer '07

Peter Cohen, Producer '11

George Cotsirilos, Production Asst. '12

Carmen DeFalco, Sports Anchor '99

Ray Flores, On-Air Talent '09

Steve Goffman, Producer '07

Joe McArdle, Production Director, '88

Heather O'Deay Verstat, Traffic '98

WUSN, 99.5 FM

Preetha Aloor, Promotions Director '02

Jeff Kapugi, VP of Programming '88

Allison Klein, Technical '08

Brian Lynch, Programming '08

Ryan McKiddy, On-Air Talent '13

Matt Rowan, Technical '09

Ray Stevens, Morning Show Host, '88

WSCR, 670 AM, "The Score"

Kevin Dziepak, Producer '13

Dennis Gambino, Producer '11

Mark Jollife, Producer '03

Russ Mitera, Production Director '93

Joe Ostrowski, Producer/On-Air Talent '03

Dustin Rhoades, Producer '96 

Rachael Stob, Production '04

WGN, 720 AM

Elena Kimball, Producer '13

Joseph Romano, Producer '10

Jill Urchak, Traffic Reporter '94

Entravision Communications

Jeff Delgado, VP of National Sales '98

WVAZ, 102.7 FM "V103"

Joy Perkins, Promotions Coordinator '07

WXLC, 102.3 FM, Waukegan, IL

Diane Ebert, On-Air Talent, '96

Tim Vander Tuuk, News Anchor '02

WMBI, 90.1 FM

Vanessa Polanco, Producer/Production Asst.'05

Total Traffic Network

Tom Bowman, Producer '13

Dominic Fortini, Traffic '04

Vikki Kokuzian, Reporter '04

Dan Levy, Reporter '04

Virginia Lozano, Technical '02

John Uher, Technical '05

FearlessRadio.com

Sam Garvey, Technical '10

WLS, 94.7 FM

Matt Donahue, Programming Assistant '11

Caitlin LaCour, Sales Coordinator '11

Colin Lazorka, Producer/Production '12

David Pierczynski, Technical Producer '13

WGCI, 107.5 FM

Demi Lobo, On-Air Talent '12

Drea Jones, Traffic Reporter '12

Harpo Radio, XM 156

Katie Baker, Producer '08

WLS, 890 AM, "Newstalk 890"

Justin Baczek, Technical '15

Jon Bregman, Technical '13

Greg Broderick, Technical Producer '13

Jeff Carlin, Technical Producer '11

Christine Fiedler, Web Editor '11

Jennifer Keiper, News Anchor '93

Don Kleppin, Technical Producer '11

Joe Lundstrom, Technical Producer '13

Jennifer O'Neil, News Anchor '01

WLS-TV "ABC Chicago"

Mike Johnson, Executive Sports Producer '98

WKSC, 103.5 FM, "Chicago's Hit Music"

Brian Caffrey, Production Assistant '11

Erik Zachary, On-Air Talent '14

WLIT, 93.9 FM

Robin Misek, Traffic Manager '02

WLUP, 97.9 FM, "The Loop"

Vince Argento, Production Director '92

John Czahor, News Anchor '08

Brandon Kane, Sales '03

James Moody, Production Assistant '12

K-HiTS, 104.3 FM

Allyce Karrasch, Promotions Coordinator '10

Floyd McCraney, Producer '05

Gil Sanchez, Production Director '08

WFMT, 98.7 FM

Steve Ahlman, Technical '12

Matt DeStefano, Production/Producing '05

Becky Nystedt, Technical '13

Paloma Orozco, Production Director '05

John Piotrowski, Traffic Manager '06

Alex Roumbos, Technical '12

Sarah Zwinklis, Distribution Assistant '12

WCPT, 820 AM/99.9 FM

Luis Lopez, On-Air Talent '96

Rebel Radio(Syndicated Show)

Mike Jakubow, On-Air Talent '03

Laura Sigwalt, Producer '05

Naked Voices Chicago

Laurie Haverkamp, Voiceover Agent '02

WRDZ, 1300 AM, "Radio Disney"

Annie DeBartolo, Promotions '05

Steve Owen, Promotions '05

WTMX, 101.9 FM, "The Mix"

Di Di Foley, On-Air Talent '97

John "Swany" Swanson, Producer '91

WSSR, Star 96.7 FM

Scott Childers, Program Director/On-Air Talent '88

ChirpRadio.org

Allison Klein, On-Air Talent '08

Caitlin Lavin, On-Air Talent '05

Legacy Marketing Partners

John Gaskill, Live Audio Specialist '06

Illinois Radio Network

John Gregory, Sports Anchor '11

WIND, 560 AM/WYLL, 1160 AM

Scott Straus, Production Director '97

WVON, 1690 AM

Zachary Hughes, Technical Producer '07

The Judge Mathis Show

Tiffany Magby, Producer '09

Weigel Broadcasting

Ashley Waugh, Account Executive '09

Cumulus Broadcasting

Heather Frey, Administrative Traffic & Continuity Specialist '07

Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Kristie Vicencio, National Sales Coordinator '05

WGN, 87.7 FM

Mark Carman, Host '97

Sam Panayotovich, Producer '13

Sean Wilmsen, Account Executive '14

WXRT, 93.1 FM

Chris Cwiak, Producer '05

Brian Hlavacek, Production Assistant '11

WRXQ, 100.7 FM

Dawn Avello, On-Air Talent '02

WNUA, 95.5 FM

Karina Arceo, Production Director '98

WKQX 101.1 FM

Kevin Kellam, Promotions '07

Lou Lombardo, On-Air Talent '08

Nicole Ondracka, Account Executive '08