2017-2018 Board

Board of Education of NTHS: WNTH License Owner

WNTH Sponsor: Ms. Iwona Awlasewicz

Station Management: 

General Station Manager: Liv Rocklin

Liv is charge of helping the WNTH board and staff. She helps the board and staff reach goals within marketing, programming, and any other facets of the station. She works to maintain the integrity of the station by the standards of NTHS and the FCC. She also helps staff secure Radiothon interviews. Overall, she is responsible for ensuring the most successful radio season possible for WNTH.


Operations Manager: Alex Chvala

Alex is in charge of the behind the scenes action in WNTH. He trains incoming and existing DJ’s to make sure they can broadcast the best show possible. He is also in charge of the WNTH training manual and bylaws. Alex monitors student shows and bring issues to Liv to determine punishments. Finally, Alex will create and maintain a substitution system with the Station Manager.


The WNTH engineering department is first and foremost responsible for maintaining all the equipment used throughout the year. The department's additional duties this year include overseeing the move to the new radio station from the fifth floor. The engineers work closely with the NTHS engineering team to troubleshoot all obstacles the staff may encounter over the course of the year. They also make sure the board and staff have a working knowledge of all equipment. The department also runs the WNTH recording studio which is a service offered to all WNTH students to record their music.

Equipment Engineer: Macy Nanda

Macy is in charge of transitioning to new radio station and maintenance throughout the year in the station and recording studio.

Software Engineer: Billy Crimmins

Billy is in charge of all the computer programs used, the radio station operating system and the WNTH website.

Sound Engineer: Ethan Jakob

Ethan is in charge of the recording studio and keeping track of vinyl.  

Programming Department:

The public affairs department is in charge of scheduling shows. The staff will need to send their playlists to the department at least 3 days before their show is planned to air, so the engineering department has time to upload the music. The department plans to works to contact various record companies to receive vinyl, CDs, and stickers to advertise up and coming bands. We will be in charge of contacting people in both the North Shore and New Trier communities to bring in guest stars on the weekly Ninth Talk show.

Programming Director: Grace Kapsimalis

Grace oversees the department and the downloading of music. She also makes contacts in community for Night Talk guests. She has the final say on creation, and sending out of the schedule.

Music Director: Emma Merk

Emma oversees the playlists sent in by DJs and getting new music into circulation. She will also will be in contact with artists to receive new music recommendations and CDs/vinyl.

Public Affairs and "Night Talk" Producers: Jude Al Abosy and Jack Connolly

Jack and Jude work together to structure the Night Talk shows, and make sure that there are people coming in weekly for the show. They create a forum to invite people and to share their ideas for the show. 

Marketing Department:

The Marketing department is in charge of all community outreach and advertising. They promote the station and focus their efforts on fundraisers such as Radiothon. 

Marketing Department Directors: Carson Koy and Sammy Fogel

Carson and Sammy help plan, write and eventually approve advertisements. They also draft plans for moneymaking. Finally, they are  in charge of decorating new station getting in touch with the proper authorities for placing advertisements.

Social Media Director: Jack Mosele

Jack is in charge of all WNTH social media.