Broadcasting from the Scott J. Bacherman Broadcast Center

WMUA Executive Committee

General Manager

Andrew Desrochers

Office hours:
M-F 1:30-3

Andrew is responsible for the day to day operations of the station. He is a junior Business Management major with a focus in Entrepreneurship. On air, he does The Electric Beach every Tuesday from 2:30-4:30pm.


Haley Chauvin

Office hours:
M 12:30-6, T/Th 1-2:30 & 3:45-6

Haley has been a member of the WMUA News team and a DJ at WMUA for the past two years, but this is her first year as Programmer. She’s a junior at UMass double majoring in Comparative Literature/Social Thought and Political Economy. Outside of the station, she spends time with her angsty cat and three other small mammals.

Administrative Advisor

Glenn Siegel

Office hours:
M 12-7, T-F 10-4

Glenn has served as WMUA's faculty advisor for the past 23 years. He provides a guiding hand and institutional memory, and asks pertinent questions of student leaders. Glenn also hosts Jazz in Silhouette each Friday morning from 9am until noon.

Chief Operating Engineer

Dan Ferreira

Office hours:
MW 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 11:30-1:30, T/Th 1-2:30

Chloe manages all incoming music submissions. She is a sophomore Philosophy and English major. If you're an artist or promoter looking to get music on WMUA, 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.

Technical Director

James Hayes

Office hours:
M 1:30-4, T/Th 11:30-1, W 1:30-4

James manages the station's website and streaming player. He's a Senior Computer Science major interested in networking and server management. He is the one to talk to with any ideas or suggestions for the WMUA website.


Herry Sung

Office hours:
M 11:20-2, Th 11:50-1, F 11-12

Herry is a Junior journalism major. She loves to express herself creatively through art, music, writing- basically whatever! She has a mostly electronic, sometimes indie radio show on Thursday nights from 10-12am called the Tupperware Party. She is always open to talking to new people and swapping music. Oh, and she is obsessed with her hamster, whose name is Latte.

Audio Production

Carolyn Gorss

Office hours:
M 11-1, W 1:30-3:30, Th 2:30-4:30, F 1-2

Carolyn is the person to contact for PSA's, promos, and friendly advice about recording in Samplitude or Adobe Audition. She is an effervescent senior environmental science major, has been hosting her nature show, "Songs of the Wild" since 2012, and working for WMUA's audio production since 2013.

News Editor

Despina Durand

Office hours:
Daily 11:30-1

Despina Durand started with the News department two years ago. Now in her final year of University and her second year as News Editor at WMUA, she hopes to continue to bring interesting, informative news programming to the people of the Pioneer Valley and the students of the Five College system. She is a Journalism major with an interest in international politics. Contact her with any questions about getting involved, or with issues you think deserve more coverage!

News Operations

Sarah McCullough

Office hours:
M 2-5, Th 2:30-4:30, F 2:30-3:30

Sarah is a sophomore in Communications at Umass. She has been involved with WMUA news for two years as a writer and anchor. She loves the department and the group of dedicated people she works with! She hopes that news will grow and bring lots of fresh faces to WMUA. Please feel free to contact her of you have any questions about the news team or just getting involved!

DJ Training

John Holowczak

Office hours:
M/T/Th 1-3

John is a senior in Computer Science here at UMass. Since joining the station his junior year, John has been the host of his show Under The Umbrella. Contact John if you are interested in DJ Training!

Visual Media

Jessica Burks

Office hours:
M/W/F 1:15-2:30, (Tentative) T/Th 11:30-1

This is Jess's second year working with WMUA. She handles the artwork/designs for anything the station may have or need. Currently a sophomore between majors, she enjoys music, journalism, and art, making the station a perfect home for her.

Sports Operations

Bennett Karoll

Office hours:
M/F 1-4

Bennett has been with WMUA since his second day on campus in September of 2011. He loves sports and music.

Sports Production

Bridgette Proulx

Office hours:
M/W 12:30-3:30

Bridgette has been with WMUA Sports for two years and this is her first year as Sports Production director. She schedules and leads broadcasts for UMass Hockey, Basketball, Football, ect. She is a sophomore Journalism and Sport Management double major. Contact her if you are interested in sports broadcasting or sponsorship. She would really like to get more girls to join the WMUA Sports team!


Sharon Amuguni

Office hours:
M/W 1-3

Sharon is a junior double majoring in psych and communication. She's been part of MUA since her freshman year and loves the station. She hopes to get some innovative ideas moving through publicity and welcomes input from the community. She's a honey dew melon enthusiast and left handed.


Robert Matthews

Office hours:
T/Th 1:30-3:30, F 1:30-3:30

Rob is an Isenberg School of Management student who enjoys playing the guitar, hiking, swimming and relaxing with friends. He loves UMass and being a part of WMUA gives him a sense of being really connected to the campus community.

Fund Drive

Emily Pierce

Office hours:
T/Th 2:30-4:30, F 11-2

Emily organizes and runs the annual fund drive. She is a junior Hospitality and Tourism Management major with a focus in event management and a minor in psychology. She co-hosts The Magic Hour ever Tuesday 6-8 pm. Contact her if you are interested in making a donation and being a part of the fabulous community that helps WMUA continue broadcasting.


Georgia McGoldrick

Office hours:
T/Th 3-4:30, W 12-2

Georgia studies Communication and is delighted to be back at WMUA for her third year. As outreach director, she wants to add some eclectic, funky new members to the WMUA community, whether it be through music, sports, or news. All are welcome - we want to hear your voice on air! Please don't hesitate to send an email if you're looking to get involved!

Community Representative

Heather Milkiewicz

Office hours:
By Appointment

Coming soon.

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