WLRA has many DJs on the air bringing you everything from news, to sports talk, to music. Read on to meet the DJs of WLRA.
Shows: Soul Thrashing
Josh Bowen is a Radio/TV Broadcasting student and the Production Director for WLRA radio. Josh is an avid Metal fan, and host Soul Thrashing, a radio show dedicated to the genre. Josh was a former record holder for most consecutive on-air hours at Lewis University, and hopes to reclaim his record in the 2010-2011 school year.
Shows: Tay Burns
Dalonte was born on he west side of Chicago and graduated high school from Noble Street College Prep in 2007. He is currently on Lewis University's Men's Basketball team.
Colin James Darschewski/CJ
Shows: Man Law
CJ listens mostly to rock from all time periods. His favorite bands include Alice in Chains, Metallica,and Led Zeppelin. He cannot stand commercial rap.
Shows: Sports at Night
Marc is a Radio/TV Broadcasting major who's favorite music is rock/alternative. He would like to announce for the Chicago Cubs one day and is a die-hard Cub fan.
Shows: Nic Fic's Alternative Corner
Nic Fic is an Army ROTC cadet.
Shows: Sunday Brunch
Amanda loves country music and is super excited to hear that WLRA has a country format. When not listening to her favorite artists, Amanda loves to read, sleep, watch TV (especially anime), and talk to her friends and family.
Shows: Wasting Monday
Joe Glatz is the Sports Director for WLRA, and he is a Radio/TV Broadcast Major. Joe loves to listen to music that most people wouldn't listen to. He brings a lot of variety to the station's music. Last year, he was introduced some of that music on his radio show. The music ranged from heavy metal to ambient instrumental. He will continue to introudce listeners to new music on his radio show.
Shows: The Double Play
Jazzy is a Radio/TV Broadcasting major, loves any music except country, and plays tennis on the Lewis University team. He is from Wisconsin and loves the Packers Brewers, Bucks, and Badgers
Shows: Wasting Monday
Danny is a Radio/TV Broadcasting major. Danny has a passion for knowing what's going on in the world. His hobbies include snowboarding, video games, movies, fishing, and hunting.
Shows: The Meaning
Sweet Lew is a multimedia production major. She currently lives in Bolingbrook, IL and is a fan of all arts. She is ambitious and outgoing. You gotta love Sweet Lew!
Shows: Guy Talk
Brett Lyons is a Radio/TV Broadcasting student and the Programming Director for the station. He has been a sportscaster for Providence Catholic High School and Lewis University for the last 4 years. Lyons is one of the station's experts on Rap/Hip-Hop/R&B music. His dream is to one day be a professional sportscaster for ESPN.
Shows: El Grito
Ross is a Radio/ TV Broadcasting major, Chairmen for Lewis University's Latin American Student Organization, and one of the featured personalities on the up and coming latino talk show "El Grito." Ross also is featured as a sports broadcastor for Lewis University baseball. He is a fanatic about two things: sports and his culture.
Shows: The Morning After
Former General Manager and Program Director of WLRA, Bret interened with the Joliet Jackhammers minor league baseball team and also 103.5 Kiss FM (Yes. he know Drex). He is the host of The Morning After with two of the craziest girls at Lewis and DJ for the Afternoon Drive. Bret is a huge Cub fan.
Shows: Wasting Monday, The Starting Line
Joe is a Radio/TV Broadcasting major, the Music Director of WLRA, and a Student Producer of LUTN. Joe runs two shows, the main one being The Starting Line which focuses on local Chicago rock. He is an avid concert goer. His favorite bands include Less Than Jake, Rise Against, and My Chemical Romance. He is obsessed with Professional Wrestling (WWE) and is a huge Chicago Bears fan.
Shows: Gnome's Rock Show
Mark is a Radio/TV Broadcasting major, the General Manager of WLRA, and the chairman for the Lewis University branch of the Family Assistance Fund. He was the former record holder for the "To Kill a DJ" radio marathon, when he was on air for 45 hours straight. Two of his favorite things: classic rock and baseball. His favorite bands are Queen and ELO and his favorite baseball team is the White Sox.
Shows: Early Morning Special
Yarelli iis a swim coach and when she is not coaching five year olds how to swim, she is at school doing homework! She is a commuter and when she gets a day off, you can find her playing clarinet, reading, or on her sofa.