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Radio Humber Class of 2017

Adam Benedik

Marketing, Music and Management

Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

I have always been interested in sales and originally was going to pick the announcing pathway. I really enjoy networking and socializing, building relationships with people. I’m hoping that the radio program can help me hone my skills.

Andrew Clarke

Marketing, Music and Management

Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Andrew Clarke is a Toronto native who has always been very interested in the Toronto music scene. He’s an avid reader who spends much of his spare time watching YouTube videos, anime and NBA basketball. His dream is to become a working author or actor one day. He’s released a couple short stories that have been loosely inspired by his own life growing up in the east end of Toronto. His favourite station (post FLOW 93.5) is 91.1 JAZZ FM in Toronto, but his favourite show is the Prime Time Sports on the FAN590. He believes that everyone is made to do something in life.

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Anthony Harris


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Anthony Harris is a second year radio broadcasting student at Humber College. He is from Mississauga and graduated from Port Credit Secondary School in 2014. He is an avid baseball and football fan and watches a lot of TV shows in his spare time. He is also a fan of rock, country and pop music.

twitter @anthshow

instagram @anroha

Anthony Macadaeg


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Anthony Macadaeg AKA Anton is loud and obnoxious in the best way possible. Currently a freelance MC, Anton is an aspiring announcing ready to entertain you. Outgoing, friendly and personable are a few of his best qualities.

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Antonia Altomonte


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

I’m Antonia, a second year radio broadcasting student in the announcing pathway. I love music and entertainment with the hopes of working in music radio one day.

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Candice Ibbitson

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

I'm Candice. Growing up as a gymnast sparked my passion for performing and later announcing. I’m obsessed with old school hip-hop, comedy, my magic bullet blender, and travel. Making people smile and laugh is something I live for. In my spare time I'm making faces at myself in the mirror, dancing, and producing random videos and audio pieces. I currently report news, traffic, and weather on Radio Humber and look towards announcing and hosting my own radio or television show.

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twitter @candiceibbitson

instagram @ceejayeye

Casey Davies


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

I come from a small town and consider myself a “country girl”. I love everything radio, but believe the best spot for me is behind the scenes. My dream job would be to end up in Nashville working on the Sirius XM station, The Highway.

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twitter @Caseydavies10

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Chelsie Popp


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Outgoing individual with a can’t-sit-still attitude and a drive to create, entertain and learn.

twitter @chellybeats

instagram @chellybeats

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Christopher Wheeler


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Endless nights of listening to talk radio, Chris fell in love with the power of broadcast. His newscasts are filled with passion and enthusiasm. His idols are Dan Lemon, Jim Rome and Charlamenge the God on Power 105. He strives for improvement with every news cast and is looking forward to the future in radio.

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Ciboney Swan


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

My name is Ciboney Swan, I am a second year student in the radio program. I am very interested in doing voice over work and that is why I have chosen to production pathway.

Clare Bonnyman

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

An audio producer and storytelling with a background in journalism from Carleton University. A passion for multi-platform, multi-media and multi-vitamins, and an innate ability to make fun of herself on social media. Podcast maniac and a professional radio-junkie.

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twitter @nannynnob

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Courtney Eves

Marketing, Music and Management

Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

I’ve been interested in media since I was very young. Growing up, I watched shows like Much On Demand and always dreamed of being the next host. To pursue this dream, I started volunteering at a local Rogers TV station and hosted me own show! Doing this confirmed that this is what I want to be doing. When I came to Humber and found out about the other aspects and departments within this industry, I suddenly had an interest in sales. Now, I’m in the sales pathway and excited to see where I go!

twitter @courtneyevesss

instagram @courtneyeves

Danielle d’Entremont

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

Radio brings people together through storytelling. Storytelling is at the heart of who I am. I’m passionate in developing human connections and creating communities. I do this through listening. I do this with laugher. I do this by learning.

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Duncan Lotoski

Marketing, Music and Management

Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

I’m in my final year as a student at Humber College in the Radio Broadcasting program. Previous to Humber, I attended the University of Alberta and Grant Macewan University in Edmonton, Alberta. I was born in Kamloops, B.C and grew up in St. Albert, Alberta. Currently living in Toronto and hoping to continue my education and career after school, wherever it may take me.

Filip Zivkov


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

I’ve always wanted to be creative and entertain people but never knew how. Focusing on radio production allows me to bring life to whatever station I focus on. After school, I hope to move wherever my passion takes me as a producer and into the industry. I one day hope to become an imaging producer.

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Jacob McCourt

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

I’m enjoying life in the biggest city in Canada for the first time.

I have always wanted to bring joy to people’s lives.

I knew that joy was important when I started hosting fake game shows for family as a kid and launched an online variety show pre-YouTube when I was twelve.

My twenty-seven years of small city living in Windsor and London taught me that good friends and a supportive family are the most valuable things that you possess.

My five years in marketing taught me that you’re never too big for anyone or anything.

I’m passionate about sports, video games, movies and music – you can hear my commentary for Humber Hawks sports, and hear me host on 96-9 Radio Humber.

I believe that sweet potatoes are an essential part of anyone’s diet, and I won’t rest until I’m an overnight success.

Nice to meet you.

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twitter @JacobMcCourt

instagram @jacobmccourt

Jesse Earle


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Born in Markham, Ontario and raised in Barrie, Jesse is an enthusiastic student with a passion for radio. He’s been entertaining and making people laugh since he was a kid.

twitter @JesseAJEarle

instagram @earlegray

John Caicedo


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

John Caicedo also known as Alejo Caicedo was born in Colombia and has a strong passion for music, travelling and radio broadcasting. John has over 12 years of experience in the Canadian entertainment industry as a disc jockey and MC. He has performed at the Pan American kick off Games and the Pan American Food Festival for three consecutive years. He also worked at online radio station as a DJ radio personality and is currently interning at CHHA 1610 Radio Voces Latinas.

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twitter @DjAlejoCaicedo

Jordan Freeman


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

If you talk to me, you’ll learn the two key things that you really should know about me – I’m super into horses and I’m super into rare and expensive cars. Photography is also a huge passion of mine and when I have a camera in my hands, well, let’s just say, I went to the Grand Canyon in 2014 for one day and night and took over 3000 pictures. My other real passion is travelling. I have been to England, Cuba, Arizona, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, Montreal, Mont Tremblant, and so many other places. By the way, I also collect hockey cards and have over 1000, don’t ask me how much I’ve spent on them. I really enjoy coin collecting as well. I am crazy for sushi and it’s not uncommon to find me at an all you can eat sushi restaurant cowing down. So, what else do I love…oh yeah, a microphone and talking down it, through the medium of radio. If you see me, say hi.

twitter @JordanFreeman11

instagram @Rockstar795

Julia Mittica


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Julia was born in Brampton Ontario. She began playing guitar in 2004, committed 10 years to classical guitar lessons and has been composing her own music and lyrics since the age of 10 and still today. In high-school Julia was accepted into the instrumental arts program. She learned how to play the trumpet and continue her studies in guitar, piano and percussion. Julia entered the University of Guelph-Humber to study journalism and later specialized in photography, she then entered Humber College for Radio Broadcasting where she combined her love of music and being creative. Julia gained her internship at Q107 downtown Toronto; she worked social media for the Mo Show with John Scholes and Maureen Holloway. Julia gained paid work at Corus company, AM640 Talk Radio, in programming operations. Julia is a signed musician with 5Rivers Entertainment, a professional recording studio in Brampton. Julia is an extremely passionate person who hopes to take her love of music, radio and sound, work in a creative department of a radio station and eventually become a professional music producer, recording artists who deserve it for the rest of her life.

Youtube: Julia.FreeFlow

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twitter @julia_freeflow

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Kyle Quick


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

My name is Kyle Quick and 21-years-old from Leamington, Ontario. My hobbies include, playing hockey, golf and baseball. I also really enjoy music. My favourite bands would be Oasis, Bastille and the Beatles. I have loved radio ever since I was a kid. I started listening to Tim & Sid and thought it would be cool to do what they do. My goal after this program would be to produce a sports talk show on AM/FM radio or satellite radio. I am looking forward to getting into the media industry and seeing where it takes me.

twitter @kquick19

instagram @kylequick19

Lex Tan

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

I'm Lex Tan, and I am thrilled to be a part of Humber's Radio Broadcasting program, and am so thankful for the opportunity to learn and play at Radio Humber with all the great faculty and my fellow classmates.

Even before coming to this program, I have always felt called to contribute to the world using my voice. I am a theatre-trained actor and a musician, and have a wealth of experiences to contribute to the world through the air waves. And I know that being here at Radio Humber, I can learn how to do it.

You can catch me on 96-9 Radio Humber performing the news. And I also provide commentary for Humber's Baseball, Volleyball and Basketball teams.

My goal is to be working as on-air talent in any capacity, but the loftiest dream I have is to be a play-by-play or color commentator for baseball, basketball, hockey, and yes, WWE wrestling!

I'll leave you a quote from the TV show Smallville, by the character with whom I share my name and my bald head. And it perfectly sums up why I am in this place, in this moment.

"I don't want to do good things. I want to do great things."

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twitter @bjlextan

instagram @bjlextan

Manuela Astudillo


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Manuela began volunteering at CHLIA1610AM since the age of 13 and has since learned how to do graphic design, edit videos, event planning, stage managing and more. She currently owns a dance studio and writes spoken word.

twitter @talentos1610

instagram @manuelaastudillo

Mark Manoharan


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

After graduating high school, I took the grand tour of colleges trying to figure out what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. Unable to find a true vocation, I joined the workforce and dabbled in a variety of industries. Eventually I grew restless working in an industry I had no real connection to. However, what always felt right to me was my connection with radio. Now the clear vocation I look forward to continuing perfecting my craft and making my contribution to the radio industry.

Michael Downey


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Michael Downey has a background in writing, music and visual theatre arts. Whether it’ going over his own creative ad copy with a fine tooth comb or proudly hammering out a news script for the top of the hour, Downey has always had a keen interest in writing and vocal performance. As a student of the radio broadcasting program, he’s eager to put what he’s learned to good work in the field of broadcast.

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twitter @MichaelDowneyTO

Mirna Trogrlic

Radio Broadcasting Postgraduate

Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

My storytelling is discerning and driven by my insatiable curiosity. Growing up news and current affairs were always a part of dinner table conversations leading to my passion for reporting. News should empower people and it is through my optimistic, visionary lens I hope to do just that. I’m working with my colleagues launching radio stations, forming media kits and conducting compelling interviews from the local community. I am excited to continue creating riveting news stories with people in the radio industry.

Nathaniel Keefer


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Nathaniel Keefer is a professional dancer, teacher and an aspiring writer/producer in the radio program. He’s been writing short stories since he was eight and ever shorter stories since! He looks forward to contributing his unique style and long experience in the arts to the radio scene.

twitter @nathanielkeefer

Nicholas Faoro


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Nicholas Faoro was born in Toronto and is extremely passionate about all sports. He loves listening to music, creative writing and playing and watching sports. Currently in the production pathway and aspires to become a producer and writer.

twitter @santoasfaoro

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Nicole D’Angelo

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

Originally from Vancouver, BC, Nichole spent the last year falling in love with radio at one of the largest running radio stations in the world, Queen’s University’s CFRC 101.9fm. After achieving a Bachelor of Arts Honours in History at Queen’s, Nicole is excited to pursue a different path at Humber College. With a passion for creative production, public affairs and program direction, she wants to gain as many skills as possible with the Humber Radio Broadcasting Graduate Certificate.

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twitter @NicoleRadio

Parminder Singh

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

Parminder is originally from Punjab, india, he came to Canada in May 2016. He graduated from journalism and mass communication in India and has a keen interest in radio. As he wanted to try something different in radio, using production and creative writing pathway to showcase his creativity to listeners. His only concept is to live a happy life and having a positive attitude for all.

instagram @ipsjanjua

Pasquale Pettinicchio


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Pasquale Pettinichio grew up in Montreal and moved to Toronto to pursue a career in radio. Pasquale aspires to work in sports radio or talk radio. He currently works as the audio editor and social media coordinator for Mike on Much podcast.

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Ramraajh Sharvendiran

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

This summer I decided it was time to take radio off the back burner and work towards putting my voice out there in a big way, Humber was step one. Earlier in 2016 I hosted, produced a daily morning show for Ryerson’s CJRU 1280 AM. The energy I feel when I’m live on the air is the fuel I’m going to use to get what I want out of radio as a career. Being a storyteller, giving a voice to others and talking about what matters is what I want to get out of this medium. I’m researching formats and personalities to learn the best practices in the industry, while anchoring the News and contributing to @Humber at 96.9 Radio Humber. My hope is to become the go-to person for information and entertainment on the radio.

twitter @ramraajh

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instagram @ramraajh

Rebecca Tandon


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Hey, I’m Rebecca. A lot of people call me Tandon (my last name) and I am a 19-year-old second year student in radio broadcasting. I enjoy it so much, I have always had a passion for music, concerts and talking. The face that I get the opportunity to make a career out of it, is what excites me about the future. I cannot wait to be a part of the 96.9 Radio Humber team!

twitter @Tandon_Rebecca

instagram @Tandon_Rebecca

Richard Jellison


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Richard moved here from New Jersey and the most important thing in the world to him is sound and a great necktie.

twitter @Jykcor

instagram @Jykcor

Robert Trevisan


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Robert Trevisan is a professional disc jockey. He spent ten years working in the campus/community radio sector at CKMS-FM in Waterloo. Robert currently does a music show on CIUT-FM in Toronto. He also produces a show called Ultra-Latino on CIUT-FM. Robert loves reading, word games and walking his hound dog, Wilma.

twitter @xrobtrevisanx, @slipmatfriends

instagram @djalbertobee

Robyn Beazley

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

I was in dance and musical theatre as a kid, and bellydance as an adult. I volunteer with the Council for Persons with Disabilities in Peterborough in their Active Together program, and have taught a wide range of people how to enjoy physical activity through music and dance.

I was in French immersion, and went on to attend Trent University where I later volunteered at Trent Radio, the off campus community radio station.

I am a very approachable and friendly individual who is usually the first in a room to initiate conversation. I am organized and efficient, and I enjoy collaborating and thrive on challenges. I enjoy performing and creating things. I love to make people laugh and smile.

I have a background in promotions and marketing: creating, advertising, and hosting events, as well as in social media marketing.

As the community correspondent for Oldies 96.7 in Peterborough, I attend community events and local business remotes representing and promoting the station. I also create content for their Facebook page and their brother page; Extra 90.5.

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twitter @BynnBinoXoXo

instagram @bynnbinoxoxo

Ryan Simpson


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

My name is Ryan Simpson and I’m a student in radio broadcasting. Originally from Ottawa and like to play, watch and listen to sports. My end goal is to host a sports radio show.

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Ryan Sincennes

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

Originally from Ottawa, I have always been on the creative side of things. Aside from a background in music and song writing, I have a keen interest in production. I hope to spend my career creating things in whichever outlet I can and making my mark in the world on radio.

Stephen Artibello


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Call me Steve and basically I am a sports nut! I will watch or listen to almost any sport. I’m the guy who watches ping pong in the Olympics.

twitter @SteveArtibello

Stephanie Barlett

Marketing, Music and Management

Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Small town Newfoundland girl, hoping to make it big in the radio world.

twitter @StephyBartlett

instagram @StephyBartlett

Stephen Boyles

Broadcasting Radio Postgraduate

Walking away from a steady paycheque to try and build something new is incredibly stressful. I now know that I made the right decision. Radio is a great format to be creative and expressive, and that's exactly the type of work environment I want in the future. I spend more time in our studio's than I do at home now; working on my production skills and trying to develop my on-air identity. It doesn't feel like work to me, which is how I know I'm finally in the right career path.

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Tesla Danyleyko


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Hey, I’m Tesla (20) and I’m in my second year of radio broadcasting and loving it! I moved from Edmonton, Alberta to attend Humber College because going to school in Toronto always been a dream of mine. I have a passion for music and I’m a huge concert enthusiast – Drake is of course my #1. If I’m not hanging out with my friends, creeping Kylie Jenner or doing homework, you can find me at the gym! I look forward to being your announcer on 96.9 Radio Humber this year!


Tevin Guthrie


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

A childhood spent listening to the radio shaped Tevin into the passionate, thoughtful announcer that he has become today. Upbeat and positive broadcasts, mixed with Tevin’s grasp on current events, create a welcome, interactive atmosphere every time he turns on the mic. From Toronto, he works as a waiter isn’t in the studio and considers himself the best Crazy-8 countdown player in the history of time. "Knows a little about everything and everything about nothing."

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Theo Lordanou


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

I am a 19-year-old radio broadcasting student at Humber College. I was born and raised in Oshawa but now live in Etobicoke with hopes of making it in this business. My favourite Canadian radio station is the FAN590 but favourite show of all time was Opie and Anthony. I am currently an intern at the FAN590 where I cut various sports games and interview clips for the on air hosts. Comedy writing and production are my passions and is something I hope to get into when I graduate. I look forward to producing great content for Radio Humber!

twitter @theo_iordanou

instagram @theo.iordanou

Thomas Hyde


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Thomas was born and raised in Milton, Ontario. He’s currently in the production pathway and interning for a talk show called Video Game Sophistry at AM640. He hopes to one day work as an imaging producer.

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instagram thomas.hyde

Travis Hyatt


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

I’m a musician, gamer, and observer or the oddly unique. I’m from Orangeville and aspiring to become a voiceover artist in the time I’m at Humber. I went into radio for announcing and was surprised to see so many sides of the industry.

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Trestan Hardie


Broadcasting – Radio Diploma

Lover of fine music and life! Carpe diem! Hoping to make the best life that I can with radio.

twitter @Triggaworks

instagram @TrestanHardie

Ashleigh Darrach

I enjoy all things music, dad jokes and bad taxidermy, and I have a guilty pleasure for 80's hair bands. I was unanimously voted best teammate on the Humber women’s varsity volleyball team in the 2015-2016 year. My skills include leadership, public speaking and name that tune. I invest myself fully into everything I do and work well with others, and I see myself announcing for a rock station for my ultimate dream job.