Mike started with WMSC in the Fall of 2011. He started one of the first ever electronic dance music shows on WMSC. Mike would perform live sets and interviews with local NJ disc jockey’s. The show went on to be known around Montclair State as “Claudio Audio.” He was named WMSC station manager in May of 2013. Mike is a broadcasting major with a minor in political science and a strong passion for television, radio, and digital media.
Silas is currently a sophomore at Montclair State University majoring in Television & Digital Media with a concentration in Television Production. Since a very young age, Silas always knew he wanted to enter the field of radio and television as a broadcaster. He got his start at WMSC hosting his own weekly show, “Silas LIVE!,” where you will find a variety of good music from Alternative to R&B, national and entertainment news, fun interactive segments and good talk between him and his listeners. As Programming Director, Silas works with daily programming, scheduling, events, specials and much more. In his free time, Silas enjoys trying new things, going on walks and spending time with his friends.
General Manager: Dick Hinchliffe
Dick supervises the operations of WMSC. He teaches Introduction to Radio Programming and Production in the School of Communication and Media. As a radio station manager, producer and reporter, Dick has worked with students and professional colleagues at Bloomberg Radio, WNYC Radio, NPR, The Associated Press, CBS Radio News, and elsewhere. An English major, Dick earned his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.A. from Sussex University in England. With roots in the Boston area, he is often seen discussing bragging rights with student fans of NJ and NY teams. When he’s not listening to WMSC-FM, he can be found playing basketball, golf, and indoor and outdoor tennis.
Production Director: Mike Bufis
Mike is a Senior at Montclair State University and is a Television and Digital Media major with a concentration in Audio Production and Sound Design. Mike’s biggest passion is music. He hosts a metal show on WMSC called “To The Core”, Tuesday night from 7pm-10pm. Some of his favorite bands are Avenged Sevenfold, Metallica, Trivium, Iron Maiden, Bullet For My Valentine, etc. His ultimate dream is to become a successful drummer in a world renowned band. Aside from music, Mike loves playing video games and is a huge Marvel comics fan. His favorite characters are Thor and Deadpool.
Web Director: Steve Melone
Steve Melone has his own radio show, “The Melone Zone” Monday nights at 7pm. He is a television production student at MSU, and keeps WMSC’s website up to date. He is also in charge of the station’s social media and coordinates with his web team to make sure all our followers can know what’s going on. He’s a music & film fanatic that looks to work in the production realm after college.
Engineering Director: Craig Gorbunoff
Craig is a television production student MSU, who has his own radio show, Craig’s Call on Sundays. He’s a sports fanatic when it comes to football, and basketball. He makes sure that things are working around the station, and helps when anything goes wrong. He is the one who fixes the technical difficulties when they arise.
Sports Director: Cat Barnett
Cat is a television production student at Montclair State University. She is a massive hockey fan, especially when it comes to her Ottawa Senators, and is an aspiring actress. Though her specialty is hockey, Cat does a wonderful job covering all sports on campus, and is dedicated to getting the word out about MSU’s college sports. Cat’s job at the station is to make sure sports PSA’s/CBB’s are in the studio daily, look into what sports events on campus can be broadcast over the radio, and to figure out how to incorporate sports into people’s radio shows. She’s always open to new ideas and if you want to be a part of the sports staff send her an email!
Music Director: Joe Vecchione
Aside from being a Montclair State University student, Joe is a vocalist and local music connoisseur. He loves his coffee and local music. If you’re in a local band or know one and would like to get their CD played on WMSC, give it to Joe and he’ll make sure it gets played. You can also check out his show The CHaos THeory on Tuesdays from 4pm to 7pm!
Promotions Director: Adam Egizi
Adam is a senior at Montclair State University studying film-making. Adam has been involved with the radio station since his freshman year and this is his second year as the Promotions Director. He enjoys playing music, eating gelato, running around in circles, but most of all, spinning records on the radio, such as “Dark Side of the Moon.” Please send him an email if you are interested in working with the station with either a ticket giveaway, an on-air promotion and/or artist interviews on the station.