The LION's 2012-2013 Executive Officers
President and General Manager
Senior Amana Kaskazi, is majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Communications Arts and Science. Amana has been involved with the station as a Jam 91 DJ and as Administrative Assistant and currently holds the position of President and General Manager. Amana is fan of Hip Hop and R&B which she regurally plays on her Thrusday night show and also likes Reggae and BPM.
Vice President of Station Programming
Steve Valenti aka: Nacho! is a Sophomore at Penn State majoring in Crime, Law & Justice and will eventually attend law school at Penn State's Dickinson School of Law. Steve is the the Vice President of Programming for The LION 90.7 FM for the second year in a row. Steve has had a tremendous amount of professional experience in announcing, management, technology, web-development and other industries. Steve's biggest goal is to update and rework the station's entire music catalog and programs. He brings vigor to the station we have not seen in years.
Vice President of Operations
Sophomore going on Super Senior, Dan Balton aka: Hef aka: DJ Alta is majoring in film & video/marketing. Dan loves playing and finding new music, bringing it to the students, and working with the most eclectic collection of folks at Penn State. He has met George W. Bush, Joe Biden, Elmo and has worked in the White House twice. He prefers, Dave Matthews Band for alternative rock. The Roots for hip hop and soul. They Might Be Giants for eclectic, thought-provoking folk. Justice & Daft Punk for electronica. Flight of the Conchords for comedy. And the Knot Sew Gewds for everything in between.
Director of Finance
Senior Anna Coady aka: DJ Gemma is majoring in public relations and is taking a French minor. Anna loves going to concerts and seeing live music. She has never been to Disney World and has a really good sense of smell. Anna has 35 first cousins! And she claims to be ... "not very interesting." Her favorite genre of music is Indie and her favorite band is Minus the Bear.
Director of Sales and Promotions
Director of Engineering Operations