Indiana University Northwest

WIUN RedHawk Radio Staff

WIUN RedHawk Radio Staff 2013 - 2014

Music & Programming Department

Members of the music and programming department review submissions from local, national, and international bands looking for airplay on our college radio station. Membership in the music and programming department has one prerequisite: Enjoyment of music. If you want to submit your band's music for review, please send it to one of our staff members below by putting "New Music" in the subject heading of your email to

Bria Gibson

Bria G

Bria Gibson is a junior at Indiana University Northwest. Her major is Communication with a minor in Business. After graduating, Bria plans on moving to the East Coast where she plans to go to graduate school and begin her career as a broadcaster. Bria's hobbies include reading, dancing, skating, and just hanging out with friends and family. A weird fact about Bria is that she is terribly afraid of mushrooms.

Curtis Banks, Jr.


Bio coming soon!

Carla Gaviola

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Gaby Jaimes

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Jasmine Washington

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Marketing, News, & PR

Members of the marketing, news, and PR department act as liasons with campus and regional groups, creating public service announcements and news updates for the station. Members of the marketing, news, & PR must want to make connections with different groups to help their voices get heard. If you want to request a public service announcement for your organization, please send it to one of our staff members below by putting "Marketing, News, & PR" in the subject heading of your email to

James Loveless

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Lonita Franklin

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Social Media Coordinator

Sierra Allen

Sierra Allen

Sierra Allen is a junior at IUN majoring in Communications with an emphasis in broadcasting minoring in Psychology. After graduation she plans to work in Chicago at Clear Channel. As a first year member of WIUN she is the Social Media Coordinator. She also serves in the Music and Programming department when a good group comes her way. Her hobbies include playing tennis, reading romantic novels, and shopping. Weird Fact: Whenever she is bored she pulls on her eyebrows!

WIUN Sports

The WIUN Sports Department is responsible for covering all IUN RedHawk Athletics games live. Sportscasters are responsible for play-by-play, color commentary, and player/team/coach interviews. 

Gregg Schwartz

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Jake Tapper

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Brandon Lopez

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DJ's, Hosts, and Specialty Shows

Percy Jones, The Jazz Sanctuary

Percy Jones

Percy Jones enters his second year of providing quality smooth jazz and smooth sounds. A true talent with a unique, smooth voice, Percy has begun work doing voice overs. 



The Indiana University Northwest Communication Association (IUNCA) is the parent organization for WIUN, and plans a monthly show featuring news and commentary concerning the role and study of communication in our everyday lives.

Faculty and Staff


Evelyn Bottando

Faculty Director, WIUN


Hawthorn Hall 228

Dr. Evelyn Bottando is a faculty member in the Department of Communication at Indiana University Northwest and supervises students managing WIUN operations. With over 7 years in college radio experience, she brings a wealth of insight to advise IUN's growing college radio enterprise.


Sharon Palmeri

Media Manager


Hawthorn Hall 310

Sharon Palmeri is longtime staff of WIUN and she is in charge of managing the 1,000's of music files WIUN streams. Her role at the station is to organize music and keep the metadata and tags of music files up-to-date. She is currently preparing our latest donation of an over 100 CD music collection for use in our regular rotation. In addition, she is working on a project to move us to an new music management software system.