Behind the Scenes at Y57 Media
Over the years, Y57 has expanded into a fully functioning media team. These are the current people that are working hard to produce content you care about on-air and online:
SONIA SOPHIA W.
Sonia is Y57’s Senior Music Producer and has been a part of the show for about 3 years. She shares the task of making weekly playlists for the show, inviting music guests for an interview on the show, and booking artists for local showcases. Sonia is most passionate about music and cats. When’s she’s not working at her day job, she works on her music blog and record label and spends time looking at and playing with cats.
Jake is Y57’s Online Contributor. He is an avid concert goer, and loves to listen and write about music. Still attending high school in Port Moody, he plans on studying politics once graduated.
Currently living in Surrey, Rachel is a Communication and International Studies student at SFU and has dreams of working as a journalist. She is a Vancouver foodie, avid blogger and is passionate about mental health awareness. Rachel will most likely be found drinking coffee and dressed liked your mom.
Alex Bloom is a student at Simon Fraser University, Majoring in Communications and Minoring in History. He is passionate about history, politics, and food. In his spare time he writes articles for the Peak SFU, and Her Campus. He also likes to write fantasy and science fiction stories on the side.
Rhinnan Payne is a creative Communications student at Simon Fraser University with a love for indie music, contemporary art, and Disney movies. She has always had a passion for Radio and discussing the big ideas and problems we face in the world today. At Y57, she hopes to have some great discussions, curate some new sounds and shed light on up-and-coming artists in Vancouver!
- AMANDA JANG
- Amanda was Y57’s Co-Host and Editor-In-Chief from 2011 – 2015.
- LORENZO SCHOBER
- Lorenzo was Y57’s Co-host and Sr. News Producer from 2013 – 2017
- EMILY WHITMELL
- Emily was Y57’s Manager, Host, and Music Producer from 2013 – 2017
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