KWSB 91.1FM is run by a management staff that consists of Western students. Each manager supervises a department in the station and the DJ’s and students that wish to contribute to that department. Email is the best way to reach the staff. Not sure who to email? Contact us here and we will get you started in the right direction.
Station Manager - Mark Kenney
Mark is a Communication Arts major with an emphasis in Strategic Communications and a minor in Business Administration. This is his fifth year at KWSB. Over the past few years he has developed an ear for audio and works to focus on the quality of his productions.
You can contact Mark here for questions, comments or complaints.
Trainer - Caitlin Van Buskirk
Promotions Director - Maya Jones
Maya is working towards a Major in Film Studies and a Minor in Sculpture. She works a lot, and is no fun at parties. She has great taste in music, and aspires to work at Cartoon Network someday. Her interests include; black coffee, green smoothies, camping, cats, and overpriced candles.
If you are interested in underwriting or sponsoring shows, contact Maya here.
Production Director - Katarina Seibert
Sports Director - Christian Saez
Christian is the new Sports Director at KWSB. He is a sophomore at Western looking to study Marketing and minor in Communication Arts. Additionally, he is from Seattle Washington with his passions including music, baseball, hiking and photography.
If you are interested in being a part of the sports team, contact Christian here.
Music Director - Luke Marshall
Luke, a senior, studies Business Management at Western. He’s been playing guitar and drums for 10 years and music had been his life since then. He’s been in and out of bands since freshman year in high school. He started studying Chemistry and hated every second of it so he switched to Business. He hopes to one day open up a recording studio of his own.
If you wish to submit your music for review, contact Luke here.
Program Director - Alexandria Palmer
“My name is Alexandria and I like to party.” She is a Music major with a Communication Arts minor. She plays violin and piano and is the Program Director at KWSB. She is from Denver, CO and is a non-traditional student. She enjoys enjoy climbing, yoga, DJing, and friends.
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General Manager/Faculty Supervisor - Terry Schliesman
Starting at Western State Colorado University in 1998, Terry Schliesman has served in the Communication Arts program as professor of Communication, General Manager of KWSB 91.1, and even the Chair of the Communication Arts, Languages and Literature Department. Prior to higher education, he worked in radio broadcasting in the northwest. His research interests have included speech anxiety, media effects, CMC, and strategic communication. More recently, he’s rekindled his interest in digital audio production. In addition to Western, Dr. Schliesman has taught at Washington State University and Oregon Tech, in the topics of writing, speech, advocacy and persuasion, PR and advertising, campaign design, media effects, broadcasting, issues management, audio production, semiotics, communication theory and methodology, conflict management, small group communication, and applied interpersonal communication. Contact him here.
You may also call (970) 943-3222 to reach the on-air booth of KWSB. This is best used to request songs and there is no guarantee that someone will be able to help you.