Management

Background

Board of Directors

Darrell Mcpherson

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Board President

Darrell McPherson (Brother D. is a Christian Radio personality of the syndicated program – The PraisEluJAH Radio-SHOW which airs in Philadelphia, Baltimore, South Carolina, Dallas, Texas and London, England. Brother D. is the show’s Co-Host and Producer. He develops segments, books guests, and develops all designs, advertisements and logos. 

Jill Saull

Jill Saull

Vanessa Lowe

Sharon Webber

Letrell Deshan Crittenden

Letrell Deshan Crittenden

Julia Weekes

Board Vice President

Jill Saull, wearer of many hats has been involved with Gtown Radio  as a board member since 2016, an at large producer for several years before that and as a parent of a high school student who had the 10-midnight spot on Friday nights, which is how this whole thing started for her in 2012.

 

Board Treasurer

Board Secretary

Board Member

Letrell Deshan Crittenden is American Press Institute’s Director of Inclusion and Audience Growth.  A former police and government reporter, Dr. Crittenden is an emerging scholar who specializes issues related diversity and inclusion in news, and community journalism. His recent scholarship on the field of journalism has appeared in Columbia Journalism Review, Neiman Reports and Journalism Practice. 

 

Board Member

Longtime Mt. Airy resident Julia Weekes is an educational management leader, educator, and visual artist. Julia has over thirty years of experience in nonprofit leadership and management, grant writing, professional development, arts education, integrated curriculum development, early childhood education, and progressive education practices. She has decades of experience in creating and supporting inclusive learning environments through her various roles in institutional and community-based programs. Julia is currently the Director of the new Education Innovation Lab for Jewish Learning Venture and Director of jkid4ALL, a jkidphilly family engagement initiative for Jewish Families of Color in the Philadelphia area.

Julia is also the mother of two members of G’town Radio’s Big Spill Radio Hour, a teen-led music discovery and discussion show.

Pedro Rodriguez

Carol Caswell

David Brown

Janis Chakars

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Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Janis Chakars is an associate professor of communication and digital media at Neumann University, where he incorporates WNUW into his work with students. His professional experience ranges from the Mongolian state news agency to WHYY’s community-based NewsWorks project in Northwest Philadelphia. His scholarship has appeared in Journalism History, the International Journal of Communication, American Journalism, International Research in Children’s Literature, and elsewhere. An active musician, he has toured North America, Europe, and Japan.

Station Operations

Tom Casetta

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Joanna Wikander

Station Manager

Tom Casetta has been involved with Community Media projects since the early 80’s and joined G-Town Radio in 2012 and  served as Program Director prior to his role as Station Manager.   In addition to his work with community radio, Tom has been a contributor and advisor to a wide range of other projects ranging from scripting and voicing a series of animated public service announcements to researching and documenting outsider art and music relating to COVID -19

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