WESS DJs Fall 2014:

Brian Silva
Student Engineer

Brian Silva is a junior studying Communications at ESU. He is the current Student Engineer here at WESS Radio, and runs the show Brian on Broadway, the show brings you several different cast recordings from the many New York Broadway Shows through out the years as well as updated news of all things Broadway. You can catch this one-of-a-kind FM show Mondays from 2-4pm on WESS Radio!









DirtyFINGERS is the host of “The FUNKtion” which airs Friday nights from 11:00pm to 1:00am.  The show features new music, current hits and classic records from the global urban music diaspora. Tune in or Log on to “The FUNKtion” for exclusive tracks and new releases from the best artists in Hip-Hop, Soul, R&B, Reggae, Zouk, Soca, Merengue, Reggaeton, Dancehall, Pop, House, UK Bashment, Funk and Rock all mixed (party style) by DirtyFINGERS. DirtyFINGERS.podomatic.com






Cory Nidoh
Station Manager

Cory Nidoh voices his opinions on the biggest stories in the MLB, NFL, NBA and NHL, on “Rush hour Sports.” Tune in to get a different view on topics that are taking the sports nation by storm, Wednesdays from 5 to 7 pm. Cory’s second show “Country with Cory” can be heard Wednesday from 7 to 8pm.








Sara Solares
Education Director

Sara is a junior at ESU. She is the Education Director here at WESS and plays classic rock, metal, metalcore, pop punk and pop on her show Pop Rok Radio!









Greg Curtis

Greg Curtis
Training Director

Greg is the current Training Director, also know as Dj Gmoney and g26curtis on Twitter. He is the DJ behind the Grunge Report and is part of HanginBang. He is a huge grunge and rock fan. He also enjoys weird/funny news stories, a good argument, and anything new in science and technology. To schedule a training session stop by his office hours or set up an appointment.

Office hours on MWF 11am-1pm and TR 5:45pm-7:45pm.

Demo Times: T: 10am-11am, R: 10am-11am, 9pm-10pm





Jill Monica Station Manager

Jill Monica

Jill hosts the show “Voodoo Child” that takes you on a psychedelic journey back into the 60’s and 70’s every Wednesday night from 10 pm – 11 pm. She is currently a senior at ESU studying Communication Studies. Her show is all about good vibes and jamming to music your parents raised you with \m/









You can tune into “Uchi Experience” from 10 to 11pm on Tuesday nights. Uchi plays everything from party music to electronic dance.









Chris Symonds
Music Director

Chris Symonds is the DJ of “The Motherload” and “The Blacklist” playing everything from R & B and soul music to pop rock. You can catch him with his co-host B-Boy as the duo talks about life, music, and much more.










Steve Krawitz

Steve has 2 shows here at WESS, “Alternating Currents” and “Jazz for the Common Man.” Steve’s shows air back to back 8am to 9am and 9am to 12pm respectively on Saturday mornings.









Rob McKenzie
WESS Adviser

Rob is a Professor of Communication Studies at ESU, and is also the University Adviser to WESS Radio. He has hosted “The Talk Show” and “Stones Hour” on WESS for over 20 years.









B-Boy Brandon
Production Director

B-Boy Brandon has been making a big splash for 3 years now with his 2 shows, “The Motherload”and “Madness With B-Boy Brandon”, Fridays from 4 to 5pm and 5 to 6pm.









Rick Franzo

Rick Franzo is a WESS Alumni, having been a DJ while at ESU in the mid to late 80’s. He is the host of Catch The Brain Wave, one of the only shows on the planet focusing on brain tumors and brain cancers airing Fridays from 6-7pm. Rick is a 2x brain tumor survivor, and works for Barnes & Noble College Bookstore on the campus of ESU.






Patrick McGee Internet Director

Patrick McGee

Patrick McGee is a DJ of the Monday night show, “Wild Card Hour” running from 10-11pm. In his unscripted show, discussions are held about current issues, media, the internet, technology and anything else that comes into discussion. He also plays dubstep/edm and rock in-between on-air discussions.






Mason Allen Buskirk

Mason Allen Buskirk

Mason Allen Buskirk is a Communications major and a sophomore attending East Stroudsburg University.  Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, he has traveled to many parts of the world, including China, Japan, Canada, and Great Britain.  Mason is the voice behind the Classical show “Symphonic Masterpieces” and provides the narration and background to the various pieces he plays.  He loves poetry, literature, sports, traveling, and classical music.







Jordan McCoonse

Jordan McCoonse
Business Manager

Jordan McCoonse is DJ Jam in “The Soundwave”, playing a variety of music from Wednesdays from 4pm-5pm and Fridays from 2-3pm.  Catch her on her twitter! https://twitter.com/DJ_JAM24








Amanda Woods Business Director

Amanda Woods
Program Director

Amanda Woods is DJ Tsunami in “The Soundwave”, playing a variety of music from Wednesdays from 4pm-5pm and Fridays from 2-3pm. Here is her Twitter! https://twitter.com/DJTsunami13








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Lexie Peveraro

Lexie Peveraro is a Senior at ESU and has been a part of WESS since her freshman year. Live With Lexie is a fun and entertaining show with different music genres every week. Music can vary from hip-hop, R&B, old school 90s, alternative rock or music from Billboards Top 100.  She has a “Did You Know” section that gives you the latest and most interesting facts. Live With Lexie airs every Wednesday from 1pm -2pm!






Melissa Valentovic

Melissa Valentovic
Social Media Director

Melissa (DJ Ice) is a junior Communications Studies major with a double concentration in Broadcasting and Public Relations. She joins DJ Yolo Thursdays from 7-9 PM. You can find them on there Twitter: https://twitter.com/BROHAHA_WESS








DJ Shae

DJ Shae

DJ Shae (with an E) is a sophomore here at ESU and this is her second semester with us. She is the co-host for the show “2 Copper Coins, 1 hour to Empower” which airs every Monday from 6pm to 7pm. This show provides inspirational messages along with great music from different Genres.







DJ Cookie

DJ Cookie

DJ Cookie is a junior here at ESU and this is her second semester with us. She is the co-host for the show “2 Copper Coins, 1 hour to Empower” which airs every Monday from 6pm to 7pm. This show provides inspirational messages along with great music from different Genres.







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Amanda Amodeo

Amanda (DJ Yolo) is an Art & Design major with a concentration in Graphic Design from Middletown, NJ. She joins DJ Ice on BROHAHA which airs Thursday nights from 7-9 PM. You can find them on there twitter: https://twitter.com/BROHAHA_WESS








Brittany Winfield

Brittany Winfield is a junior, majoring in Communications and minoring in Digital Media Technology. Raised in Newton, NJ, the only thing she loves more than listening to music is singing to it.  Be sure to catch her show “Good Vibes,” on Thursdays from 6pm-7pm. Make sure you follow her on Twitter @GoodVibesonWESS






Jeff Quake

Jeff Quake is a freshman here at ESU, majoring in Communications and joining WESS Radio in his first semester.  From Glenmoore, PA, he is a diehard Philadelphia sports fan.  Tune in on Saturdays from 3-5 and Sundays from 5-7 as he is joined by Michael Eccleston on NY vs PHI.  You can find them on Twitter here @NYvsPHI as well as Jeff @littlequake1910







Michael Eccleston

Michael Eccleston is a Communication major in his junior year at ESU.  From Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, Eccleston is a big NY/NJ sports fan and loves to talk sports with his friends.  He even shares his opinions online on his Mets Blog Questionably Amazin’ Mets.  He knocks heads with Jeff Quake on NY vs PHI, Saturdays from 3-5 and Sundays from 5-7.  You can find them on Twitter @NYvsPHI and on his own Twitter handle at @meccleston5





Work In Progress for upcoming DJ’s. Stay tuned!