Music Directors' Summit
Whether you are dealing with bullying, budget constraints or unruly DJs, no question is too big or too small (or off-limits) when music directors get together and tell all.
Head Music Director @ Montreal's CJLO 1690AM, Omar is a seasoned broadcaster/interviewer with considerable experience in community radio. Co-founder of Medium Rotation, a networking & community soundboard for the campus radio community, Omar has spoken on panels at CMJ and NXNE & was invited to represent Canada with his CJLO radio show "Hooked on Sonics" at the International Radio Festival in Zurich. He is a graduate of Concordia’s John Molson School of Business and completed his CPA in New... Read More →
Kodi McKinney was born in the suburban town of Martinsburg, WV, where he was introduced to college radio and underground music at 16 after Sonic Youth’s “Mary-Christ” snuck onto his car stereo from nearby Shepherd University’s WSHC-FM. That led to a fascination with punk, alternative, indie rock and metal…a lot of metal. He eventually found a home at West Virginia University’s WWVU-FM, known locally as U92; as the station’s program director, graduate assistant and ultimately... Read More →
In 2001, little did 11-year-old Luke "Diamond" Phillips know that a cursory purchase of the first Gorillaz album would start him on the long, endless, but rewarding road to restless music fandom. After mentally sponging all of the information on his favorite bands he could muster via the nascent Wikipedia, Luke read "Our Band Could Be Your Life" as a sophomore in high school, and his worldview was forever changed. Punk rock became more than just a style of music and an attitude – it became a... Read More →
Chad Reich is the Program Director and former Music Director at KBUT--FM, a community radio station in the Central Colorado Rockies. He goes skiing as much as possible and has a yellow Labrador named The Axeman. He prefers post-rock and electronic music over Republicans and 4-wheelin'.
Sean is originally from Newmarket, NH, and is a senior Psychology/Justice Studies major at University of NH. After realizing in high school that he was awful at sports and couldn't be in a band without it breaking up, he focused on getting into the business side of the music industry. He joined WUNH's music department in May 2011 after starting as a DJ. He also owns a pug, and is an Eagle Scout, though he insists that those two things don’t make him uncool or weird.
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