Our Committee

Say hello to the Radio Sonar committee for 2018/19. Don't be shy, drop them an email if you have any queries!

STATION MANAGER

Ben Winter

radio.manager@solentsu.co.uk

As the leader of the station, it's up to Ben to liaise with the Students' Union at Solent to make Radio Sonar as good as possible. Originally from Norwich, Ben studies Music Promotion and loves the band, Foster the People. You can catch him on air Fridays for Sounds of Solent. 

ASSISTANT MANAGER

Veronika Zapletalova

assistant.managerrs@gmail.com

When Ben isn't available, Veronika will be! She hosts her show Interstyle every Thursday night, along with our brand new Solent Chart show on Saturday. Veronika studies Music Management and flew over to Solent from the Czech Republic to do so!

PROGRAM CONTROLLER

Jack Dyson

program.controllerrs@gmail.com

This is the man responsible for our show timetabling and making sure our playlists are updated on the playout systems we have at Radio Sonar. You may know him as DJ JD, and if you don't, well now you do! You can catch his show Space Jams every Tuesday night. 

HEAD OF MARKETING

James Taylor

head.marketingrs@gmail.com

James is responsible for getting sponsorships on board for the station, as well as working with Matt to keep the brand of Radio Sonar active and popular. He is a Sports Journalism student, travelling from Swanley, Dartford to join Solent University. He can be heard on Monday nights for the Sport on Sonar debate.

 

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Matthew Ponter

head.productionrs@gmail.com

Matt comes from Halesowen, Dudley...(It's near Birmingham)! He looks after our website and spends a lot of time producing graphics for our social media channels. He studies Sports Journalism, so expect a lot of sporty conversations with him! Matt features on a variety of shows, most notably the commentator of Saturday Sports LIVE.

HEAD OF TECH

Emily Welfare

head.techrs@gmail.com

Cables, computers, coffees, Emily spends plenty of time making sure our studio is working! She looks after the technical side of the station, alongside a handful of other technical geniuses! It doesn't stop her from having a show though, tune in to The Sound, every Tuesday lunchtime.

HEAD OF NEWS

Sebastian Zany

head.journalismrs@gmail.com

Fancy joining the news team on Radio Sonar? Then look no further than to contact Seb. He has plenty of experience alongside studying Sports Journalism, including RMC Sport and Roland Garros. He's also French and loves to tell people about it! You can hear him Monday nights for the Sport on Sonar Monday debate.

HEAD OF SPORT

Luke Henry

head.sportrs@gmail.com

Luke loves his sport and is an avid Arsenal fan and follower. For all of your sports enquires, he is the man to contact. Luke hosts his very own Friday Football Preview show, as well as running the Saturday Sports LIVE show from the studio. He studies Multimedia Journalism, but that doesn't stop him from making it all about sport!

HEAD OF LIVE

Aaliyah Yaqub

If you're looking to get your band featured on Radio Sonar whether that be our website or live on air, then Aaliyah can help you out. She is a hard-working member that never shies away from opportunities that the station offers. She is a friendly face at the station and is always happy to answer your questions. Her show, Fire in the Spark, airs on Fridays.

SOCIAL SEC

Abbie Lambden

Abbie looks after all of our socials here at Radio Sonar. Whether it's a bowling trip down the lanes or a meal out at one of Southampton's many restaurants, she does a magnificent job of organising everything. You can hear her on Wednesday's during the MMJ Gals show, or if you catch her out and about she will probably mention a Friday Night Dinner reference!