BEHIND THE MICROPHONE

Want to meet the people behind your favorite radio show? Ever wondered about the people who keep this station going? This is your chance to meet them!

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NICOLE BROWN

Academic Advisor & Adjunct Faculty, Communication Department at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Advisor

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RACHEL SMILEY

Rachel is a communications major and minoring in psychology. She is involved with her sorority, Gamma Phi Beta. She loves drawing, running and music.

Public Relations

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DEVONTE WOODARD

Devonte Woodard is a communications major with a minor in creative writing who hosts Let’s Talk. In addition to the Perch, Devonte is also involved with the  UTC Football Team as the equipment manager.

Host

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PARKER TUERFF

Parker Tuerff is from Nashville, Tennessee. He is a junior majoring in sports administration and minoring in communications. His favorite hobby is playing soccer. Parker co-hosts The Post Game.

Host

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KALIE SHAW

Co-host of The Bird's Eye View, Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors grant recipient, WUTC producer, poetry enthusiast 

Station Manager

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DONYEA MCDERMOTT

Donyea joined The Perch as a freshman in the fall of 2018. She is a communications major with an interest in PR and advertising who loves to dance and to be surrounded by joy and laughter.

Public Relations Director

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SPENCER MCCROSKEY

Spencer is a communications major and the co-host of Two at Two. He loves musicals and soccer.

Public Relations / Host

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KAILI A. SPEAR

“When I hold my camera, it’s almost like holding a paintbrush… I think of myself as the painter behind the lens, using the subject as my canvas and continuously creating unique pieces with my lens through another!”

The First Director of Film & Photography

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NYKIRA FABER

Nykira is a sophomore theatre major minoring in communications. She is also involved with the UTC Theatre Company. She loves musicals and hiking.

Public Relations

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ANDREW BARZACK

Andrew is co-host of The Bird’s Eye View alongside Kalie Shaw. He is a freshman at UTC majoring in economics with a minor in math. He’s a huge politics nerd. When not studying or obsessing over the State of our Union, Andrew plays on the UTC Swamp Donkey Ultimate Team.

Host

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