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Amanda Doss / Program Director

Reed Phares / Music Director

Patrick McKay / Assistant Music Director

Mel Smith / News Director

mel smithMel is a junior strategic communications major with a focus on advertising from Bel Air, Maryland. She joined the u92 news as soon as she became a Mountaineer, leading to becoming a DJ and apart of promotions. Mel has a love for sharing news to the community and aspires to become an entertainment news reporter and owner of a local coffee shop one day.

Shayla Klein / Digital Media Producer

shayla kleinShayla is a sophomore journalism major and a recent addition to the U92 News staff. Although still a rookie, she advanced quickly to her position as Digital Media Producer. She designed the U92 News website and manages both the news Instagram and Twitter accounts. Shayla’s interests include Photoshop, dinosaurs, and (of course) reporting news.

Ryan Decker / Sports Director 

Jackson Montgomery / Media Director

Avery Williamson / Jazz Director

Avery WilliamsonApparently his bio is still in the works.

Zack Herberger / Metal Director

zack herbergerZachary (a.k.a. “The Herburglar”) hails from the nearby town of Fairmont, WV, and attends WVU as a physics & math major. He joined us in May 2015 and quickly rose through the ranks to take over the role of Metal Director. You’ll hear all kinds of metal on No Remorse, but he especially favors anything with “blackened” as a prefix. On his off days, he can be found playing classic Nintendo games.

John Casey / Morgantown Sound Producer

matthew foutyJohn was born in Point Pleasant, WV under the curse of Chief Cornstalk. He’s possibly the tallest employee of WWVU.

DJ Staff

  • Amanda Doss
  • Austen "chubs" Lawson
  • Avery Williamson
  • Brian Parsons
  • Cass Caplinger
  • Elliott Imlay
  • Jackson Montgomery
  • John Casey
  • Nick Koban-Hogue
  • Michael Russell
  • Rayla Claypool 
  • Reed Phares
  • Will Lori
  • Zack Herberger

Sports Staff

  • Ryan Decker
  • Justin Moore   
  • Christina Cook
  • Lindsey Tingler
  • Joel Norman
  • Andrew Walker

News Staff

  • Diana Payne
  • Melanie Smith
  • Courtney McDonald
  • Katie Forcade
  • Shayla Klein
  • Courtney Kramer


  • Darlene Johnson – Program Assist
  • John Mathews – Engineer

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