Executive Staff

ANDREW REID – PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Major: Communication & Media Studies

Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Best thing about working at KXSU: Having the opportunity to work with an incredible community
Favorite thing to do in the 206: Eating at the plethora of restaurants and cafes
Song that’s always on my playlist: To Her Door by Paul Kelly

 

MAYA JAMALEDDINE – ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Major: Psychology
Hometown:  Tulsa, OK
Favorite thing to do in the 206: Try the new Frankie and Jo’s ice cream flavors every month
Song that’s always on my playlist: Repeat by Young the Giant

 

 

BRIDGET BENEVIDES – DIRECTOR OF FUNDRAISING

Major: Nursing
Hometown: El Dorado Hills, California
Best thing about working at KXSU: Engaging in passionate conversations with many different types of people
Favorite thing to do in the 206: Go to concerts!
Song that’s always on my playlist: Woodstock by Jon Bellion

 

CIARA LOUGHNANE – DIGITAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

Major: Strategic Communications
Hometown: Pleasanton CA
Best thing about working at KXSU: All of the amazing people!
Song that’s always on my playlist: Africa by Toto

LILY RODRIGUEZ – MUSIC DIRECTOR 

Major: Psychology Major and Philosophy Minor
Hometown: Oakland, CA
Best thing about working at KXSU: Getting to live and breathe music while being surrounded by passionate, exciting, and like-minded people? What’s not to like!
Favorite thing to do in the 206: Besides hitting up the local music venues, I enjoy aimlessly wandering around the local parks, thrift shops, and record stores, preferably with Molly Moons or Cafe Vita in hand

Song that’s always on my playlist: Moth Wings by Pond, or really any other Pond song ever

 

SARAH HAGHI – PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR

Major: Journalism
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA
Favorite thing to do in the 206: Play that funky music and tease Randy about his Foo Fighters obsession
Song that’s always on my playlist: Never There by Cake and Utrus Horas by Orchestral Baobab

 

HALEY WITT – NEWS DIRECTOR 

Major: Communication and Media, specialization in Journalism
Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
Best thing about working at KXSU: The station has become a place for the unification of diverse people and music. It’s the only station I can think of where you’ll hear Brockhampton and Bob Dylan within the same hour
Favorite thing to do in the 206: It’s become my life’s mission to eat my way around Seattle
Song that’s always on my playlist: ;;; by Caroline Smith & The Good Night Sleeps


SHELBY JOY LEONE – MARKETING DIRECTOR

Major: English
Hometown: San Jose CA
Best thing about working at KXSU: Being a part of a community built upon a mutual love of music that stems from that basic human desire for connection between one another … duh
Favorite thing to do in the 206: Go to house shows
Song that’s always on my playlist: No Children – The Mountain Goats

 

EMMA PIERCE – SENIOR DIGITAL EDITOR

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Best thing about working at KXSU: Seeing people grow through their involvement with the station. I love seeing folks find their voice through having a radio show, improve their writing through their involvement in the blog, and evolve their leadership style through staff positions
Favorite thing to do in the 206: One word: Coffee.
Song that’s always on my playlist: “Whatever You Do” by Brandi Carlie

 

CAMERON PAYNE – SENIOR ARTS REPORTER

Major: Social Work
Hometown: San Diego CA
Best thing about working at KXSU: I’m always in the loop about art and music and the team/environment is so supportive and encourages creativity like no other!
Favorite thing to do in the 206: Finding new restaurants (my favorites are Mamnoon and Skillet) and picnics at GasWorks Park
Song that’s always on my playlist: Self Control by Frank Ocean

 

HALEY PARSONS –  SENIOR MUSIC REPORTER 

Major: Communications
Hometown: Auburn, WA
Best thing about working at KXSU: getting to bring music to the entire campus
Favorite thing to do in the 206: hang out in one of our many beautiful parks!
Song that’s always on my playlist: Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings by Father John Misty

KARSTEN KOHOUT – PRODUCTION DIRECTOR

Major: Humanities
Hometown: Redmond, WA
Best thing about working at KXSU: The best thing about working at KXSU is the opportunity to work with a team that all see and work to maximize the potential that KXSU holds both on and off campus
Favorite thing to do in the 206: Being with friends in the KXSU studio and running live sets at night
Song that’s always on my playlist: Will He by Joji

 

JACK BERRY – AUDIO ENGINEER 

Major: Cultural Anthropology and Environmental Studies with a specialization in Ecological Systems
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Best thing about working at KXSU: I love setting up and running sound for events! It’s cool to listen to KXSU, but it’s even cooler to bring KXSU to the outside world
Favorite thing to do in the 206: I love seeing and playing live music, from DIY shows to the Showbox
Song that’s always on my playlist: Digital Black – King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

RANDY SCOTT, MAED., NCC,  LMHCA – DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MEDIA 

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Best thing about working at KXSU: Witnessing students as they grow as leaders, change-makers, and professional communicators
Favorite thing to do in the 206: Eating Southpaw Pizza & throwing the ball for my dog at Sandpoint
Song that’s always on my playlist: Blame, Etc. – The Afghan Whigs