The Staff of KRUX


General Manager: Austin Martin-Likes

IMG_1244Austin is the General Manager here at KRUX. He is currently a junior at NMSU scheduled to graduate in May 2018. He is currently an English Major at NMSU, with a minor in history. Austin captains the great ship that is KRUX; he also is on the Aggie Morning Show, and handles all the matters that enable KRUX to survive at NMSU as a college radio station. You can listen to his show “Punk and Junk” on Wednesdays from 10-11pm. “Punk and Junk” explores the world of punk and other less known genres of Rock and Roll. Plus it features awesome tunes. When Austin is not at work or school he enjoys dancing poorly and running sessions of Dungeons and Dragons.


 

Programming: Josiah Armstrong

Josiah is the Programming Director here at KRUX. He are currently a freshman at NMSU scheduled to graduate in May 2020. He is currently enrolled in The Business College, seeking majors in Human Resources and Managerial Leadership. Josiah schedules all of the awesome music and promos you hear on KRUX, and he manages the DJ staff. You can listen to his show “Mixtapes” on Thursday’s from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Mixtapes is a show that explores the hidden connections between many unique genres of music. When Josiah is not in school he like to hang out with friends, listen to his record player, and play video games.


 

Underwriting: Karis Funk

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Karis is the Underwriting Manager here at KRUX. She is currently a Junior at NMSU scheduled to graduate in 2018. She is currently enrolled in The Nursing Program at NMSU, and seeking a minor in Microbiology. Karis meets with many local business around Las Cruces, as she seeks Underwriters to help support the station. Business support is crucial to continuing our efforts at KRUX. You can listen to her show “Friday’s with Funk” on Fridays 11am-12pm. Fridays with Funk is a Jazz show exploring the roots of America’s greatest musical pursuit. When Karis is not at work or school she likes to go hammocking, painting, hanging out with friends,  and spends much of her time fan-girling over Korea’s hottest Boy-Band, EXO.


 

Production Manager: Ryan Robson

Ryan is the Productions Manager here at KRUX. He is currently a Junior at NMSU scheduled to graduate in Spring 2018. He is currently enrolled at the Creative Media Institute on campus for Digital Filmaking, and seeking a minor in Creative Writing. Ryan edits all of the announcements and content that goes on the Radio, and makes us sounds really professional. You can listen to his show “Antique Radioshow” on Fridays 2:00 – 4:00. Antique Radioshow is a collection of old music paired with like minded new music that aims to show the similarities between now and then. When Ryan is not at work or school he likes to listen to music, watch movies, work on screenplays, and poetry. He has a soft side to him and is full of cliches and cheese. Welcome to the team!


 

Music Director: Sam Palm

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Sam is the Productions Manager here at KRUX. He is currently a senior at NMSU scheduled to graduate in May 2017. He is currently seeking a degree in Digital Film Production. Sam produces all of the awesome content here at the station. He can often be found in the recording studio editing clips and promotional content. You can listen to his show “Roots of the Millenium” on Fridays from Noon to 2pm. “Roots of the Millenium” is a show cohosted with out music director, Anthony Quiterio. It features newly released content in from Millenial artist. When Sam is not in school he likes to shoot film, hike, camping and take photographs.


 

Assistant Engineer: Olivia Nwanne

Olivia is the Assistant Engineer here at KRUX. She is currently a Sophomore at NMSU scheduled to graduate in May 2019. She is currently seeking a degree in Information Technology, with a minor in Security Technology. Olivia is in training to be the Chief Engineer, so she is learning about the radio station and how it operates from an Engineering standpoint. You can listen to her show “Liv with it!” on Fridays from 4:00 – 5:00pm. “Liv with it!” plays latest hits, Indie, and Jazz feel. When Olivia is not in school, she likes to hang out friends, eat good food, go to concerts, and travel.


 

Chief Engineer: William Peck

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William is the Chief Engineer here at KRUX. He is currently a senior at NMSU scheduled to Graduate in May 2017. He is currently seeking a degree in Industrial Engineering, along with a Supplementary Degree in Applied Mathematics and a Minor in Physics. William is the station handyman, and he can often he found trying to solve problems with the transmitter or punch blocks. He also writes many articles for Kruxradio.com and is also a member of the Sports Broadcasting team. You can listen to his show “Culture Series” on Mondays from 1-2pm. The Culture Series is a Classical Music show featuring composers from around the world. When William is not working or at school, he loves to read, listen to classical music and write short plays.