2023 Blaze Radio Staff
Autriya Maneshni is entering her senior year at the Cronkite School and is the Station Manager for Blaze Radio. She’s been apart of Blaze for all four years of undergrad and has loved every minute of it. She started out as a late-night DJ and currently hosts the station’s only Middle Eastern music show, “Foreign Fusion. Favorite Album: The Click, AJR
Hello, My name Is Daniel Pike and I am from Toronto, Canada. I am a junior graduating in May 2024. I love football, basketball, Star Wars, Sports History, and all things entertainment. I have interned at KTAR where I was a news and talk intern.Favorite Album: Alone at Prom - Tory Lanez / Digital Druglord - blackbear
Gideon Kariuki is a senior majoring in public service and public policy. He is in his fourth year with Blaze and his second as program director. In his time at Blaze he has mostly been involved with the news department, co-hosting two shows in the department (The Review Squared and Hypothetically Speaking, the latter in an earlier incarnation of the show). He would love to hear your ideas about the station's programming and is looking forward to all the great things Blaze members will do this year! favorite album: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours, "a great album fueled by a great mess."
Mallory Schnell is in her senior year at the Cronkite School studying Sports Journalism. She is from Miami, Florida. Mallory is a social media intern for the Arizona Coyotes and has worked for PHNX Sports, NCAA Digital and the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Favorite Album: sweetner - Ariana Grande
Mia Andrea is in her senior year at the Cronkite School studying journalism and mass communication. She is from Mesa, Arizona. Mia is a digital production intern for the Arizona Republic and has worked at Times Media Group. Favorite Album: Punisher - Phoebe Bridgers
Scott Daniels is a senior graduating in the Spring just hoping to better the community while learning new things. As Blaze's Production Director, Scott prioritizes connectivity, innovation, inclusion, and progress. From launching new systems at the station to brainstorming show ideas to helping someone with a technical issue, Scott always tries to make himself available for the station. Outside of Blaze, he enjoys working out, adventuring throughout the state, collecting vinyl records, and checking out coffee shops with his dog! Favorite Album: Magdalena Bay - Mercurial World
Susan Wong is a master’s student studying Mass Communication. She holds a Sports Journalism degree from Arizona State University. In her role, she manages the social media feeds and creates content for the whole station to promote all Blaze members and their work. Favorite Album: The Perfect LUV Tape by Lil Uzi Vert or ANTI by Rihanna.
I’m Zach, I’m a sophomore at ASU studying journalism! I’m from Flagstaff, Arizona. I like skiing, writing, watching sports and movies, and hanging with friends! Favorite album: Beerbongs & Bentleys - Post Malone
Zach Woolley expects to graduate in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism, and then in May 2024 with a master’s degree in mass communication. Currently, Woolley produces video content for the Sugar Land Space Cowboys, the Triple-A affiliate of the 2022 World Series Champion Houston Astros. In his free time, he enjoys listening to music and spending time with his nieces and nephew. Favorite Album: To Pimp a Butterfly - Kendrick Lamar