90.5 WERG

109 University Square

Erie, PA 16541

Studio: (814) 459-WERG

Office: (814) 871-5841


General Manager/ Programming Director - Nicolis Franz

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Nicolis is a senior Digital Media Major. Involved with 90.5 WERG during his entire time at Gannon University, he is the co-creator and host of the CBI award-winning show, The VIP: an entertainment and media talk show that can be heard Monday nights from 6-8pm. He is also the creator, writer, and director of The Curse of Turner Hotel, an IBS award-winning radio drama with a choose-your-own-adventure aspect.

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Social Media Director - Madison Maurice

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Madison is a sophomore is a double major in Digital Media Communications and Advertising. She keeps our social media pages and website updated daily with fresh content. Madison is also a work study for the School of Communication and the Arts, the Marketing Executive Board Chair for Gannon’s Activities Programming Board, involved in the T.R.A.V.E.L. program, a part of Sigma Sigma Sigma, and a Commuter student.

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Music Director - Andy Drew

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A senior medical lab science/philosophy major, Andy researches music trends to curate not only the Tuesday Top 30 each week, but also our entire overall sound.  Have a music suggestion? Shoot Andy an e-mail!

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News Director - Anna Malesiewski

Anna is a freshman Journalism and Digital Media major with Political Science and Psychology minors, and she is the News Director here at WERG. Anna finds national news stories to cover, and she records and produces them to go on-air! At Gannon, Anna is also the Assistant Editor for the Gannon Knight, a member and student leader in the Honors Program, a member of Art Club, Active Minds, the service sorority Gamma Sigma Sigma, and she is a Schuster Patron of the Arts Scholar.

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Sports Director - Erik Konwinski

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Erik is a junior who is planning on transferring into our digital media major. Erik played hockey throughout high school, so if you want to talk NHL or the Otters with him, tune-in for the Prime Tine Sports Guys every Thursday evening and shoot him a message on Twitter or Instagram!  (Please keep him from talking about the Lions, Redwings, and Tigers the whole show...)

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Programming Director - Robert Fox

Robert is a junior who is majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies, with minors in Philosophy and Entrepreneurship. He also writes, records, and mixes music of his own, right from home. If your organization at Gannon wants to promote an event (in either Erie or Ruskin), he's the guy to contact!

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Underwriting Coordinator - Deb Carlson

After earning her Master's degree at Gannon, Deb relocated to Pittsburgh but still services our underwriting accounts. If you are interested in sponsoring WERG, we can acknowledge your product or service on-air, and provide additional value to you through our website and social media outlets. Contact Deb for details!

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Operations Manager - Chet LaPrice

Chet brings three decades of broadcast experience to the WERG airwaves.  After earning his undergrad degree in Electronic Media here at Gannon in 1992, Chet worked in commercial radio for fifteen years--most of them at WXTA Country 98 (now 97-9 Nash-FM) hosting the midday show, and serving as Production Director and Music Director. Chet returned to Gannon in 2002 to oversee operations at WERG radio.  He earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration in 2011 and is also a national board member of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System.

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