The Heatwave Team

Easton Doran

Station Manager

Born in Tofino Easton plays guitar, bass guitar, drums, and cello, and sings. He is an avid participant in the Okanagan music scene. Easton strives to deliver high-quality artistic content to you on a fantastic platform.

Ahmed Dirar

Promotions Director

Ahmed Dirar has been a member of UBCO since September 2012, and is an avid musician who shows his flexibility of sound through writing and producing rhymez, and Jazz Piano.

Jacob Fitzgerald

Broadcast Engineer

Raised outside of Kamloops, BC, Jacob’s role at Heatwave is coordinating broadcast software for the station; he gets those wonderful sounds straight to your earholes. He loves you all.

Sam Hunt

Administrative Director

Born and raised in the city of the Toronto, his integration with the multicultural mosaic has been reflected in the diversity of genres which he not only listens to, but composes in. An avid producer, writer, and self-taught pianist, Sam is dedicated to further developing campus community involvement, particularly in music and the arts.

Reece Blake

Engineering Director

Reece has extensive knowledge about loud gear. He also shreds on his custom SG.

Bio coming soon …

Staff Advisors and Alumni

Sam Charles

Sam has spent over twenty years working in radio, television and film.  His radio experience includes jaunts at community and commercial radio stations across the country.  Mainly as a news reporter and announcer, Sam has also been a creative director,  sports play-by-play announcer, board operator, talkshow producer and talkshow host.  In his current role, Sam provides video and audio production support to the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus through the campus’ Media Centre Studio.

Rosemary Thompson

Rosemary has been in the Television and Internet TV industry for over 20 years and now is the Executive Producer of UBCO.TV. As the UBC Staff Advisor to the Heatwave Radio Team she is lending her expertise to help kick start the station. She is excited to transfer her on camera experience to Talk Radio and is really enjoying working with such a dynamic group of Students and Alumni on this incredible broadcasting journey!

Justin Kroeker

Like a high-tech concertmaster, Justin enjoys orchestrating the development of all things Web-related.

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