Contact any of the core staff members below to request being added to the appropriate KDVS listservs.

Please leave a voicemail with your name, number, and any relevant information should you contact a staff member via phone. If you’d like to call the studio or business line, please call

530-754-5387 (studio)
530-752-0728 (business)

Position Duties Office Hours
Jacob Engel
General Manager
Daily running of the station, FCC regulation, budget, community relations, and general overseeing Wednesday 2:30-5pm
Friday 12-3pm
Gabe Ferralez
Assistant General Manager
Assistant General Manager Tuesday 12-2pm
Thursday 10am-1pm
Becca Ridge
Fundraising Director
Pledge fulfillment: fundraiser planning, general leadership, and premium inventory By Appointment
Matthew Murphy
Public Relations Director
Public service announcements, production,tabling events, volunteer organization, social media, ticket give aways, and general public outreach Tuesday 12-2pm
Thursday 12-2pm

Bernard Benson

Business Manager
Income, invoices, expenses, payroll, and business orders By Appointment
Julia Pierce
Design Director
Visibility, sticker design, product design and KDViationS distribution Wednesday 1-3pm
Thursday 10:30am-12:30pm
Tania Quintana & Jay Lounds
Co-Programming Directors
Scheduling, training, compliance with FCC protocol, and quality control (Tania):
Monday 2-4pm
Thursday 12-2pm
Thursday 2-3pm
Friday 1-4pm
Adrian Lopez
Music Director
Music review, library maintenance, mail sorting, and record label contact Monday 2-4pm
Wednesday 2-4pm
Francisco Quintana
News Director
Production and management of KDVS news programming Tuesday 12-3pm
Thursday 12-1pm
Jin Kim
Public Affairs Director
Management of KDVS public affairs host, Public affairs (talk show) creation, and grid organization Tuesday 1:30-3pm
Wednesday 4-5pm
Thursday 1:30-3pm
Myles Roach
Sports Director
Special sports broadcasts, interviews, sports sponsorships, and general athletics liaison work Tuesday 3-5pm
Thursday 3-5pm
Grace Swan-Streepy & Desmond Chu
Co-Events Directors
KDVS Presents booking and cross-promotion (Grace):
By Appointment
By Appointment
Ammar Vayani
Staff Development Coordinator
Training, coordination, and development By Appointment
Fenris Wulf
Studio Tech
Equipment maintenance in studio and on stage By Appointment
Noel Fernandez
Live in Studio A Directory
Live in Studio A booking and engineering By Appointment