2023-24 Blaze Radio Staff
Daniel Pike - Station Manager
Daniel Pike is from Toronto, Canada and is a senior studying Sports Journalism with a minor in History. He loves football, basketball, Star Wars, Sports History, and all things entertainment. Daniel works for Sun Devil Athletics and his favoirte albums are Alone at Prom by Tory Lanez & Digital Druglord by blackbear.
Grace Del Pizzo - Programming Director
Grace Del Pizzo is a junior at Arizona State studying sports journalism. She is from just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and currently co-hosts Demon Hours, a late night show about everything paranormal! Outside of Blaze, Grace is a Music Theatre minor and loves to talk about everything sports or comics! Her favorite album is "Fine Line" by Harry Styles.
Larisa May - Production Director
Larisa May is a sophomore at Arizona State and is the Production Director at Blaze Radio. Ever since joining the station in her freshman year, she's loved the work both on-air and behind-the-scenes. When not in the studio, she can be found spending time with friends, listening to music while working on her latest article, or reading a fashion magazine.
Ryan Sykora - Sports Director
Ryan Sykora is a junior at Arizona State, studying Sports Journalism. A native of Phoenix, Arizona, he serves as one of the radio voices for Phoenix Rising FC of the USL. In his free time he enjoys watching movies and binging TV shows. His favorite artist is Zach Bryan.
Mattie Freeze - Music Director
Mattie Freeze is a senior studying Journalism & Mass Communication. She is also in Barrett, the Honors College and working towards a minor in Film & Media Production. Mattie has been a member of Blaze since her freshman year and is the host of the The Witching Hour.
Zach Bradshaw - News Director
Zach Bradshaw is a junior majoring in journalism and is in his second year being the News Director at Blaze Radio. A native of Flagstaff, Arizona, Zach also spends time working for the Arizona Republic. His favorite activities include writing, watching sports, spending time outdoors, and hanging out with friends. His favorite artists are Beyoncé, Tove Lo, Doja Cat, and Taylor Swift.
Tia Reid - Promotions Director
Tia Reid is a junior from Houston, Texas majoring in Sports Journalism. She loves all things women's sports, especially women's basketball, and is the host of "Queen of the Court". Tia has interned for ESPN where she worked on SportsCenter and NBA Today.
Ben Parris - Web Director
Ben Parris is a sophomore at Arizona State, studying Sports Journalism. The Denver, Colorado native is an avid golfer, the host of "Down the Stretch", and has interned at the United States Golf Association. Ben likes to watch John Mulaney, Ted Lasso, and Big Mouth, and is a huge fan of the Colorado Avalanche.
Grace Johnson - Social Media Director
Grace Johnson is a sophomore at Arizona State and is pursuing a major in Sports Journalism. As a Southern California native, Grace loves spending time at the beach with her friends. Her hobbies include traveling, listening to music, playing the guitar, sewing, watching Mamma Mia, and surfing.