Student Staff

Joe Blake

Student Producer

Year: Junior

Major: Electronic Media

Hometown: East Troy, Wisconsin

Favorite Quote: “Humans are odd. They think order and chaos are somehow opposites and try to control what won’t be. But there is grace in their failings. I think you missed that.” – Vision

About Joe: You can find me long boarding around campus, playing videos games with my friends and keeping up to date on all things Marvel.

Alyssa Brooks

Student Supervisor of Master Control Operations

Year: Senior

Major: Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism

Minor: Sports Marketing

Hometown: Muskego, Wisconsin

Favorite Quote: Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth

About Alyssa: I’ve been a huge baseball fan all of my life and my team is the Milwaukee Brewers! I also love being outdoors and going camping and hiking. 

Matt Bruzas

Student Supervisor of UWW-TV Sports Programming

Year: Senior

Major: Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism

Minor: Sports and Experimental Marketing

Hometown: Salem, Wisconsin

Favorite Quote: “Work hard in silence, let your success make the noise.”

About Matt: I like to be active by working out and playing sports. I also enjoy listening to music and watching sports and Friends.

Angie Carchesi 

Student Supervisor of Technology

Year: Sophomore

Major:  Electronic Media

Minor: Advertising

Hometown: Franklin, Wisconsin

Favorite Quote: “Change the world by being yourself.” – Amy Poehler

About Angie: In my free time I like to hang out with friends, paint and watch Netflix. I am also part of the UW-Whitewater Forensics team and am the Promotions Director for the camps radio station 91.7 The Edge WSUW. A fun fact about me is that I own 65 squishmallows and 152 scrunchies.

Erin Greshay

Student Co-Producer of RHA News Update

Year: Sophomore

Major: Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism

Minor: Electronic Media

Hometown: Appleton, Wisconsin

Favorite Quote: “If you’re happy doing what you’re doing, then nobody can tell you you’re not successful.” – Harry Styles

About Erin: I love hanging out and catching up with friends and family in my free time. I love music, especially when it’s live. I guess the dream is to one day travel the world and produce some cool content along the way.

Katie Houck

Student Supervisor of General Operations

Year: Senior

Majors: Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism and Electronic Media

Hometown: Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Favorite Quote: “I don’t know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh

About Katie: I enjoy photography , hanging out with my pets, and chilling with friends. My friends call me the “mom friend”, so if that doesn’t say anything about me I don’t know what will.

Kaleb Kaiser

Student Supervisor of UWW-TV Programming

Year: Senior

Majors: Electronic Media and Film Studies

Hometown: Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Favorite Quote: “I have no idea what I am doing, but I know I’m doing it really, really well.”-Andy Dwyer (Parks and Recreation)

About Kaleb: In my free time I enjoy watching movies or TV shows, playing video games, or hanging out with my friends doing any combination of those activities. My dream job is to become a producer or director for film or television, expanding on the nerdy things that I love now.

AJ Kober

Student Producer of UWW-TV Sports Update

Year: Sophomore

Major: Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism

Minor: Psychology 

Hometown: Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Favorite Quote: “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

About AJ: Hi, my name is AJ Kober and I am a sophomore here on the campus of UW-Whitewater. My major is Journalism and my minor is Psychology. Some of my favorite things to do are basketball, video games, and commentating sports games.

Sam Matheny

Student Supervisor of Sports Research

Year: Senior

Major: Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism

Minor: Public Relations

Hometown: Germantown. Wisconsin

Favorite Quote: “Your what hurts?”

About Sam: I run a zipline and climbing tower during my summers at a camp. I am an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member who loves the outdoors. You may find me in my hammock watching a good sports game.

McClane Noffke

Student Supervisor of UWW-TV News Programming

Year: Junior

Major: Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism

Minor: Public Relations

Hometown: Holmen, WI

Favorite Quote: “The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi

About McClane: Outside of school and work, I enjoy taking hikes with my dog, going on road trips, reading, watching movies and chilling with friends.

Lauren Strauss

Student Producer of Master Control Operations

Year: Junior

Major: Media Arts and Game Development

Hometown: Polo, IL

Favorite Quote: “Talent is cheap, you have to be possessed or obsessed, rather. You really have to feel like you cannot not do art, and that is something you can’t will.” -John Baldessari

About Lauren: I really love doodling and anything movie related. Don’t get me started on a monster movie or you will be stuck with me all day. 

Heidi Wagner

Student Co-Producer of RHA News Update

Year: Freshman

Major: History Education

Hometown: Antoich, IL

Favorite Quote: “Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.” – Ted Williams

About Heidi: You can find me hanging out with friends or listening to music in my free time. I am also a part of the Marching Band in the Color Guard at UWW.  I am so excited to get back behind the camera and create content again because I loved it in high school!

Ashlie Yang

Student Corporate and Commercial Media Producer

Year: Senior

Majors: Electronic Media and Film Studies

Hometown: Sheboygan, WI

Favorite Quote: “But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things.” Stephen Chbosky

About Ashlie: In my free time, I enjoy writing songs and playing my ukulele. I’m usually always working or at work, but when I am not, I’m always somewhere with friends.