Broadcasting from the Scott J. Bacherman Broadcast Center

WMUA Executive Committee

General Manager

Anne Dooley

Office hours:
M/T/Th 4-5:30 & by appointment

Annie Dooley oversees the daily operations of the station. She is a senior Communications and English major, hoping to move forward to a career in broadcasting. Annie has been involved with WMUA since her freshman year, and will gladly make appointments with those interested in joining the station, getting more involved, or those with general questions and concerns.


Misha Damsky

Office hours:
T 1-4, F by appointment

Misha is a junior Sustainable Food and Farming major who has been involved at WMUA for three semesters, both as a DJ and on staff, and loves everything about it. Feel free to contact if you have any questions about on-air broadcast operations, station-produced content, or getting involved - or if you just wanna chat!

Chief Operating Engineer

Dan Ferreira

Office hours:
M/W 9-4, F 9-12

Dan takes care of the in-studio audio, computer, and automation systems and keeps the transmitter running through rain, sleet, dark of night, and angry pigeons.

Department Directors

Music Director

Chloe Doyle

Office hours:
M 1-2 & by appointment

Chloe manages all incoming music submissions, as well as WMUA’s Youtube channel. She is a junior Philosophy and English major at UMass. If you're an artist or promoter looking to get music on WMUA or our Youtube channel, she's the one to contact. If you're submitting music via email, be sure to include a link to a Soundcloud/Bandcamp page instead of attaching files.

Business Development Director

Joshua McCawley

Office hours:
By Appointment

Josh is a Junior Sport Management Major in the Isenberg School of Management. At the station, he actively looks for corporate partnerships with businesses in the surrounding areas, as well as finding ways to help local businesses promote themselves. He is also a member of the WMUA Sports Team. Away from the station, he enjoys spending time outdoors, Netflix, and finding new ways to avoid doing homework.

Events Director

Carson Crook

Office hours:
F 1-4

Carson is a junior Hospitality & Tourism Management major and this is her second year with the station. Carson is so excited to take on this role at the station and help make all of WMUA's events exciting and successful this year. If you are interested in having WMUA DJ or table at your event, please feel free to email her or stop in the office during her office hours.

Fund Drive Director

Matt Leonard

Office hours:

Matt is a junior Communications major who has been at WMUA since his first semester at UMass. He has had several shows since joining the station and his favorite band is Electric Guest.

Marketing Director

Zach Russell

Office hours:
T 3-5:30

Coming Soon

News Editor

Lucy Martirosyan

Office hours:
W 11-12

Lucy joined WMUA for its news team her first year at UMass. When she's not scrambling to make sure News sounds good on air, she hosts her French/Russian DJ show called Chère Sputnik. She's a junior studying Journalism, French and Slavic Eastern European Studies. She'll prioritize anyone anywhere interested in pitching a story for WMUA News.

News Operations Director

Troy Kowalchuk

Office hours:
M 3:30-4:30, F 2-4

Troy Kowalchuk is a Junior at WMUA and is a Double Major in Journalism with a BDIC in Music Industry Marketing and Production. Troy has been a part of the station since his freshman year. His show PoPsitive is a music with indie pop music all about positivity and ambition. Troy is happy to welcome any new members to the news team.

Production and Training Director

Michael Hagerty

Office hours:

Michael is a senior Communication and IT student who joined WMUA after transferring to UMass in the fall of 2014. He has produced a hip hop and alternative music program called "Good Kid, s.A.A.d. City," and occasionally reads with WMUA news. If you are interested in becoming a DJ, want to learn more about how to get involved, or are interested in producing any sort of audio segment (PSA, podcast, internal promotion) at WMUA, please send him an email.

Sports Production

Kevin Chambers

Office hours:
M 1-3, T/Th 2:30-3:30

Kevin Chambers is sophomore Political Science and Economics major here at UMass Amherst. He hails from Westfield, Massachusetts and is a longtime resident of the Pioneer Valley. This is Kevin’s third semester with WMUA Sports and his first as Director of Sports Production. At WMUA Sports, Kevin is mostly in charge of scheduling and if there any issues or questions with DJ pre-emptions or games, he’s the guy to contact. Besides administrative duties, Kevin is usually on the call for most Men’s Lacrosse broadcasts, but will occasionally be heard chiming in on Football, Men and Women’s Basketball, Men’s Ice Hockey, and Baseball broadcasts and the occasional guest spot on the WMUA Sports Block, every day from 11:00am-11:30am. When he’s not Denny’s or in the WMUA Newsroom, he enjoys biking, hiking and waterskiing as well.

Sports Operations

Alex Levitt

Office hours:
T/Th 12:20-2:20

Alex Levitt is in his second year with WMUA Sports, where he has served as Operations Director since May 2015. Levitt took an interest broadcasting sports at a young age, and called high school games in southeastern Massachusetts from 2010–2014. He also worked games for the 2013 Babe Ruth Baseball regional championship. At WMUA Sports, Levitt primarily calls football and women’s basketball games, though he can occasionally be heard on WMUA’s other sports broadcasts, including baseball, men’s basketball, hockey and lacrosse. Levitt also hosts the weekly “Sports Line” program, providing a mid-week sports wrap-up.

Technical Director

Matthew Dews

Office hours:
By Appointment

Matthew is a senior computer science major. He has been with the station since freshman year primarily helping with the audio for concerts. As tech director he is responsible for all the non broadcast equipment in the station, the website and other online services used by WMUA.


James Morris

Office hours:
By Appointment

After transferring to UMass in 2014, James joined WMUA News where he helped to produce and engineer daily newscasts. Now in his senior year of Computer Science, James makes sure the station's website and mobile apps are free of bugs and running smoothly.

Visit our offices in the basement of the UMass Campus Center or call our office at (413) 545-2876. To make a request or call in and tell us how we are doing call (413) 545-3691.