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Ben Niesen General Manager: Ben Niesen

Ben Niesen is a French major and Media Studies minor, who has been involved with the radio station during his entire Linfield College career.He loves to listen to various genres of music, including Classic Rock, Alternative Rock, Hard Bop Jazz, 70's R&B/Soul, Funk, Electronic and Underground Rap just to name a few. Ben’s favorite artists are Led Zeppelin, Santana, John Coltrane, The xx and Elton John. Ben hosts his own show, "The Live Neckbones," every Thursday from 10pm to midnight. 

John ChristensenProgram Director: John Christensen

A Junior this academic year, John Christensen, KSLC Program Director '16-'17, has been involved with KSLC since the beginning of his freshman year. This year John is also involved with the Linfield Chaplain's Team, The Linfield Review (where he is a staff writer & photographer) as well as owning his own photography business. John's musical tastes range from Bach to Zappa, from AC/DC to XTC, from The Beatles to The Wombats, and beyond. His show, The Eclectic Oasis, airs on KSLC weekly on Friday evenings from 3-5 PM. His email is jchriste@linfield.edu.

ArtTechnical Director: Art O'Kelly

Arthur O’Kelly is a senior finance major with a minor in sports management. He is a member of the cross country and track teams and serve as one of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee representatives for the cross country program. Outside of athletics, Arthur produces, mixes, and masters hip-hop music for local artists. This summer, he had an amazing time working as an intern for the Kroger Company.

Rosa JohnsonNews Director: Rosa Johnson

Rosa Johnson is a senior mass communication major and English literature minor from Seattle, Washington. She has been the News Director for KSLC FM for nearly two years and previously worked in the newspaper industry before going into broadcast. Johnson enjoys photography and puppies, and often a combination of the two.

James SeeleyMusic Director: Jimi Seeley 

James Seeley is a Junior here at Linfield and the music director for KSLC. Along with being the music director, he plays golf for the school, and is a member of Theta Chi fraternity. James is also an avid outdoorsman and loves everything that Oregon has to offer. Roll Cats!

LiamAsst. Music Director: Liam Spernak

Liam Spernak is a junior at Linfield college and is pursuing a business management major and a sports management minor. He is originally from Fort Collins Colorado and loves music. Liam is involved with the Linfield garden, and is a varsity member of the men's tennis team. Liam is super excited to be a part of the team and I cannot wait to see what this year holds!

April MeadsSports Director: April Meads

April Meads is a senior mass communication major from Milwaukie, Oregon. She does play-by-play and color broadcasting for Linfield sports, including volleyball, basketball, baseball and is the sideline reporter for football. Meads was a part of the women’s basketball team her freshman year and, this spring, will be entering her second season as a javelin thrower on the track and field team. She spent last semester studying communications at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Aside from her responsibilities at KSLC, Meads spends her free time watching the Portland Trail Blazers, reading, eating, sleeping and correcting people’s poor grammar on social media. After she graduates, Meads will pursue a career in sports broadcasting. You can hear her show 8:00 - 10:00 P.M. on Mondays

Joe Staurt Asst. Sports Director: Joe Stuart

Joe Stuart is sophomore Mass Communication major minoring in Sport Management. He was born in raised locally in McMinnville, OR. He is a student broadcaster for the Linfield Athletic department, covering soccer, volleyball, basketball, baseball and softball. Joe first got interested in a career in sports media when at 12 years old he first realized his original career plan of playing professional baseball would likely not pan out. After college he plans to go into sports broadcasting, in either tv or radio. You can here Joe on KSLC Monday afternoons from 4-6 on his show For The Record, a sports and pop culture show that Joe co-hosts with Sam Walsh.

Kaesen JacksonAsst. Sports Director: Kaesen Jackson

Assistant sports director, Kaesen Jackson, 20 years old from Redding, California. Kaesen is an avid sports fan from golf to hockey, he enjoys it all. He played hockey and baseball all throughout his high school years and continues to play hockey now in Portland. In his free time he loves to hike and fish. He is a junior business finance major, with a double minor in management, and sport management.

 His love for sports has driven him to this position, he now broadcasts soccer and baseball here at Linfield.

AnnikaInformation Director: Annika Lindburg

Annika Lindburg is a senior Mass Communication major with a creative writing minor. Born and raised in Seattle, Annika enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest. She plans to pursue a career in journalism and social media. Currently, she is the Information Director for KSLC, freelance writer for the Linfield Review, and  a member of Zeta Tau Alpha. Annika is an avid dog lover and enjoys swimming, reading, and hiking.  

Michael HuntsbergerFaculty Advisor: Michael Huntsberger

Michael Huntsberger is Associate Professor of Mass Communication at Linfield.  He is the author of several book chapters and articles in mass communication. His research focuses on public service media policy, electronic media history, and mass media ethics. Prior to coming to Linfield, he worked as a manager, producer, engineer and consultant in public and commercial radio and television.  His favorite musical artists include Peter Gabriel, George Crumb, Buddy Holly, The Louvin Brothers, and John Coltrane.