WAHS's queen of the Detroit and local music scene is Sheri Fuchinari. WAHS and Avondale High School class of 1987 alumni is passionate about music. you can find her in rocking in her own band, hanging out at her son's or daughter's shows, or promoting programs that support and inspire peoplpe to embrace music. Sheri's show, New Mucis of Older People has caught quite the fan following. Tune in to hear her live Monday 8-10pm and replays Friday 5-7pm and Sunday 10 -noon.
DJ Paul is the brain child and host behind Let Them Eat Vinyl (LTEV) broadcasting Monday at 6pm, Friday 10pm and Sunday at noon. DJ Paul is an Avondale lifer starting at Stiles Elementary in 1975 and graduating from Avondale High School in 1988. He is also a graduate of Appalachian State University with a degree in Computer Information Systems. Day job is working as an IT Product Manager at one of the OEMs here in Detroit. Paul was also the guitarist for the infamous punk band the Skraps that played in the mid to late 80s in the Detroit area mainly at St. Andrews Halls, ISIS, Bookies, Blondies and Todds. Opening for such bands as GBH, the Exploited, Circle Jerks, Danzig, and DOA to name just a few. His love of music started in the 70s listening to what is now classic rock with his brother Greg (class of 82) - artists such as Ted Nugent, AC/DC, Nazareth, Triumph, and of course Led Zeppelin made an early impact. His sister Karon (class of 78) influenced him by playing early 80s pop bands such as Flock of Seagulls, Duran Duran, and Ministry.
Marty Shafer is the Station Manager for WAHS. His background includes teaching communication and media production for Oakland University and Macomb Community College. Outside of teaching and managing the station, he enjoys photography and producing video content at his home studio. If you are interested in sponsorships, promotions, events, or other services, contact him at email@example.com.
Jayden Allen is senior who loves music and everything about it. He makes music of many different genres including hip hop, pop, and more. He could listen to music all day long. At the station, Jayden likes to create products that catch the listeners attention. In addition he wants to expand the sound of the station to build listenship. Finally, Jayden is a co-host on the football sports talk show, Friday Night Lights.
Andre Couwlier is in his first year of production and is known for his love for music. He has an sfter school show called “Radio Rejects” with his friend Toryn where they play and discuss emo and rock hits from the 2000’s- today. Andre gives off that chill, laid back vibe but actually is very productive and is always working on something new. You can also catch Andre LIVE after school on his solo show “New Finds That Will Blow Your Mind”, where he shares new artists and songs that he's discovered. For show times coming soon.
Rachel is in her second year of radio but has quickly developed into a veteran! Rachel got hooked on radio when she was interviewed for the varsity swim team. Now she hopes to make a career out of radio. Rachel is “Club Queen” being the only girl in Radio Club. Rachel spends a lot of her time during school in the station either doing interviews or producing liners. Dedicated to all the experiences in broadcasting she does it all from PA announcements to remote broadcasts and assisting at events. She is a leader and loves working with the equipment and mentors others in show production. Her favorite music block is The Mix so she can dance to Katy Perry!
Justin Hollis Is in his Final year of Radio, He is quiet when you first meet him but after a little time, he begins to warm up. Justin is adding the talk twist to the station. He enjoys talking about as much as he can so you may hear him talk about multiple topics. To sum it up Justin will offer as much information as he can while trying to entertain with some comedy.
Ryan is in his second year of radio. While in intro to radio his sophomore year,ryan learned to find his knack for talk shows and expressing his unique look at life. Ryans plays baseball and wrestles in the winter. Many have said Ryans music taste in quite diverse as he may listen to the latest rap or go back in time to listen to 90s Grunge. Ryan's favorite part about being here at WAHS is going Live on air. you never know what he might add to the conversation so tune in and find out!
Hannah May AKA: Hurricane Hannah is currently a production staff member at WAHS radio studio. Hannah’s a fun geeky girl with interests in the universe, physics, anime, Doctor Who, reading, and creative writing. This year Hannah wwill be talking about interesting and mysterious things in the universe and what these objects could be and how they may have appeared. Outside of radio, Hannah likes spending time with her family and dog. Her favorite place is Manistee, Michigan and she wants to visit Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic. one day.
Logan is in his 3rd year of radio and is one of the Student Station Directors. This year, his goal for the station is to try to expose more people to the station. As a bit of a side goal, he wants to expose younger audiences to his favorite genre, Classic Rock. Whether it be the Eagles, the Violent Femmes, or even the Monkees, you can hear these bands and more on his most celebrated music block, Rock and Roll High School. You can often hear him live on Fridays at 2:45 recruiting friends as co-hosts on the Radio Club Show. He has also taken a special interest in keeping the technology of the station up to date. And as always, remember, “Don’t let your dreams fly too far away from you.”
Steven Seehoffer is a senior who has a lot to offer even though he likes to say he does not. Steven prefers to work on solo recorded projects like DJ picks but his real humor shines when he is live with just about any group of people. Since he began radio in the fall of 2018 Steven has improved his conversation skills and is far more comfortable on air, meaning he’s ready to join you for another great year at WAHS.
Christian Stewart also known as the one and only Stewie is a senior. as part of the football team Stewie has an interest in sports talk. His hidden talent is working on music and creating beats for aspiring musicians. His goal is to increase student listeners, get more of his friends on air and add more variety to the music mix.
David is in his third and final year of radio. He’s the “jazz enthusiast” of the station, managing the A-Train hour, consisting of music from jazz to jazz rock to funk and soul. He is also a musician, a 6 year flute player and a fledgling bass guitarist. He loves to analyze music and talk about all of the technical aspects and figuring out exactly why something sounds the way it does. If he’s not listening to any and every type of music, he’s at home playing whatever the newest video game is, or practicing for video game tournaments.