Staff

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Powered exclusively by Rider students, 107.7 The Bronc features a full, student executive staff modeled after and designed to operate like a “free market” radio station.

Our amazing staff has earned it’s spot as one of the highest ranking college radio stations in the state and the nation. In 2015, the New Jersey Broadcasters Association (NJBA) nominated the Bronc for “Best College Radio Station” and the Princeton Review ranked The Bronc 15th Best College Radio Station in the Nation. We may not have won the award from the NJBA, but The Bronc was the only college radio station in New Jersey or Pennsylvania ranked in the entire Top 20.

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Meet The Staff

John Mozes
General Manager
jmozes@rider.edu

A 20+ year radio veteran, John has been the GM of 107.7 The Bronc since September 2008. Before coming to Rider, John worked for more than 14 years at Nassau Broadcasting wearing many hats. John was a award-winning Creative Director, Man On The Street for both 97.5 and 94.5 WPST-FM and Co-Host of Philly Sports Live on ESPN 920 WPHY-AM.


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Eric Weinstein ’19
Student General Manager

Eric Weinstein is majoring in Communication. A veteran of the United States Army, Weinstein enjoys spending his time around bonfires, playing paintball and playing video games. Weinstein also has a Twitch stream under the user name Linky102.

 

Jordan Dreyer ’21
Assistant Student General Manager
Jordan is a Filmmaking, TV and Radio major with a concentration towards Filmmaking. In high school, Jordan was the lead anchor for their TV Station, K.D.T.V and President of the Television Media Club for two years. She is not only involved with the Radio Station but along with the Improv Club R.I.O.T, one of the hosts on our show VIP After Party, and is always willing to help and loves appearing on shows with her friends. She is a huge movie buff with her favorites ranging from The Star Wars Saga, The Lion King, and A Quiet Place. Jordan in her spare time also plays a broad range of video games, Fallout 4 being one of her top five, and was almost a Competitive Gamer! She also enjoys editing and of course hanging out with her friends and family, taking photos, playing board games and card games with her friends, and listening to new music. She tends to keeps a bright smile and a sweet personality to all she meets because making people smile is her life goal! Her favorite quote she lives by is “Life is like a movie, the titles start when you first breathe and the credits roll on your last, what you do with your life between those periods is the raw footage that only you can tell”.

Luis PhotoLuis Alvarez ’20
Program Director
alvarezlu@rider.edu

Luis is a Graphic Design major. Luis is an experienced member at 107.7 The Bronc and has engineered many broadcasts and has contributed his time to the station. Luis is a big comic book enthusiast, has a small dog, a sweet tooth, and always tries to the best of his ability in whatever task he is given. Luis is also level headed and is open to trying anything new.

Chris Stavaone ’21
Assistant Program Director
stavalonec@rider.edu

Chris, as part of the graduating class of 2021, is a Psychology Major with a Criminal Law Minor here at Rider University. While also holding the role as Assistant Program Director at 107.7 the Bronc, Chris also works on the radio show, In the Mix as an engineer and host of the Lawrenceville Sponsored show, Mental Fitness. Outside of the radio station, Chris finds himself an avid musician and writer, ranging from poetry to screenwriting to short stories and so forth.

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Jared Theinert ’20
Production Director
theinertj@rider.edu

Jared is a TV, Film, and Radio Major here at Rider and loves being a part of the phenomenal Bronc Team and family. He is excited to be able to grow and strive in such a great environment and work through the adventures to come. He loves his DC Comics and is a huge movie, musical, and TV buff. As for music, Jared listens to it all from Rock to Broadway.

Bobby Negoescue ’19
Assistant Production Director
negoescur@rider.edu

Robert Negoescu, class of 2019, is a Radio/TV/Film major with a concentration in Radio. He transferred into Rider University in the Fall of 2017, and joined the radio station here almost immediately. His hobbies include, video games, origami, coin collecting, and card magic. He also thoroughly enjoys helping to create the various promos and sweeps that go over the air, and hopes to do that as a career.

IMG_0453Michael Ricchione ’21
Traffic Director
ricchionem@rider.edu

Mike Ricchione is a Freshman Sports Media major and Sports Studies minor hailing from Carle Place, New York. His duties at 107.7 The Bronc include Traffic Director, Color Analyst of Lawrence Cardinals Baseball and Host of Rounding the Bases a weekly MLB Talk Show. He also covers Rider Wrestling for The Rider News and is a contributor for Guys Being Dudes. When he’s not at the station, Ricchione can be seen watching all sports but especially Baseball and Hockey. He’s also loves attending Rider Men’s and Women’s Basketball games. Fun Fact: Before Rider, Ricchione was a three-sport athlete. In Football, he had 2.5 sacks in his senior season as a reserve. In wrestling, he was a one-time Nassau County D2 Qualifier. In Baseball, as a three-year varsity player, he batted .444

IMG_0452Erin-Marquise Watson ’19
Promotions Director
watsone@rider.edu

Erin-Marquise is majoring in Popular Music Studies, with a minor in Arts Administration. Along with being the Promotions Director, he is the host and DJ of his own show, Time Machine, which began in February 2016The show was made to introduce classic Hip-Hop and R&B music that many people may not have heard nowadays. His DJ name is “DJ Time Turner” when DJing either on his show and/or for events on campus with The Bronc. Outside of the Bronc, he is a music composer and performer, as well as one of the leaders of the Unashamed Gospel Choir on campus.

IMG_0448Madeline Motyczka ’21
Assistant Promotions Director
motyczkam@rider.edu

Madeline is the Assistant Promotions Director at 107.7 The Bronc. She is a freshman Film, TV, and Radio major with a TV Production concentration. Although this is her first year at The Bronc, she has broadcasted and DJed numerous events, her favorite being the Philadelphia Auto Show. What Madeline enjoys about the radio station the most is that it gives her great experiences for a future career in the radio industry. Madeline is a huge fan of the Back To The Future trilogy, The Office, as well as all types of music from country to pop, and everything in between. Madeline’s dream job is to work at either NBC as a producer or Z100 in New York City.

IMG_0447Brian Specian ’21
Music Director
broncsmusicdirector@rider.edu

Brian is a Popular Music Studies Major, he has a love for music as his favorite genres are Alternative Rock, Rock, Hip-Hop/Rap, with a little EDM. In his free time he is either watching movies, YouTube videos, listening to music, or watching Scrubs or The Office. His favorite hobby is playing or making music, as he plays Bass Guitar. His favorite time of year is concert season, as he waits to see his favorite bands perform. Brian is excited to be the Music Director for 107.7 The Bronc.

IMG_0457Matthew Maratea ’19 
Sports Director and Copy Director
marateam@rider.edu

Matthew Maratea is the Sports Director at 107.7 The Bronc. He is also the Copy Director for the station. He is a senior, graduating in May 2019. He is majoring in Sports Media with a minor in History. His hobbies include writing, podcasting, reading and playing hockey. His talents include a knack for memorizing sports stats and incredible but irrelevant movie facts and lines.

Dana PhotoDana Cavagnaro ’20
Social Media Director
cavagnarod@rider.edu

Dana is the Social Media Director at 107.7 The Bronc, and a Public Relations major with a Theatre and Event Planning/Production minor. She also hosts her own show on 107.7 The Bronc called “Broadway Bound”. In addition to The Bronc, she’s also a Rider Bonner Community Scholar and a member of Alpha Psi Omega. In her free time, you can find her doing and seeing as much theatre as possible, listening to musical theatre cast albums, interacting with Broadway performers on Twitter, and hanging out with friends and family.

100317_WRRC_MattMatthew Mysholowsky ’19
Website Director
mysholowskm@rider.edu

Matthew Mysholowsky is a student majoring in Filmmaking, TV, and Radio with a concentration in Radio. What Matthew enjoys about the radio station the most is that it gives him great experience for a future career in the radio industry. For him, radio is an excellent platform for both music and discussion, which are two things that Matthew really enjoys. Matthew’s many interests include playing video games and uploading his gaming videos to YouTube channel (Edge0626), music (specifically rock and old school hip-hop), MMA and pro wrestling.

Leah-PhotoLeah Thomas ’19
Engineering Director
thomaslea@rider.edu

Leah is an Environmental Science major at Rider University. She is the oddball at 107.7 The Bronc being the only science major. Having worked at The Bronc since the beginning of 2016, Leah has acquired vast amounts of knowledge regarding radio technology. Leah loves rock, EDM, and punk music and regularly plays these music genres on her radio show, No Namé. When she isn’t working or in class, you can find Leah lounging around her second home, the station. Fun Fact: She is an INSANE cat lover and an avid gamer.

Alexa Goldblum ’21
News Director
goldbluma@rider.edu
Alexa is graduating Rider in 2021. She is a double major in Sports Media and Dance with a minor in filmmaking, TV and Radio. She is a member of the Leadership Development Program. Her interests include dancing, makeup, watching hockey and musical theater. She is working towards becoming a social media specialist for a sports team. She is very excited to be the Bronc’s News Director for the upcoming year.

Jack Neal ’21
Media Director
nealj@rider.edu

Jack Neal is an Elementary Education and Communication Studies Major. Jack enjoys playing any type of genre including classic rock, rock n roll, alternative, punk, and metal on 107.7 The Bronc. Once in the while, Jack would do an hour long of playing bands that he considers to be underrated. When Jack is not on air, he enjoy playing guitar, video games, watch movies, and hang out with friends.

Emmalyn Hoyt ’19
Graphic Designer
hoyte@rider.edu

Emmalyn-PhotoEmma is a Graphic Design major and Web Design minor at Rider. She has been a part of the Bronc since her sophomore year. She is a huge graphic design nerd and loves implementing what she learns while working for The Bronc. You can usually find her on campus in the project lab, or eating chicken nuggets at Cranberry’s. Outside of school, Emma spends most of her time watching movies, listening to music, and baking.

 

Contact the Station:

Office: (609) 896-5369
Request: (877) 900-1077
Fax: (609) 219-4724
E-mail: thebronc@rider.edu

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