Our Staff

Station Manager

Program Director

Development Director

Chirag Kawediya

Contact Chirag if you’re interested in underwriting or sponsoring WHPK, or for business parternship inquiries.


Aliya Hafiz

Contact Aliya with billing or payment questions.

Music Director

Asa Muhammed

Contact Asa if your label or band wants their music considered for play on the air.

Booking Director

Pre Srinivas

Contact Pre if you’re interested in playing live at a WHPK event.

Promotions Director

Gabi Murphy

Contact Gabi to promote local concerts, arts events, ticket giveaways, and more.

Social Media Chair

Asa Muhammed

Contact Asa for social media collaborations.


Format Chiefs

We are currently looking for a public affairs format chief. Apply today by emailing us at sm@whpk.org.

Manu Sundaresan



Public Affairs

Chirag Kawediya


Christian Bird


PSA Director

Volunteer Director

Technology Chair

Anyone can be a DJ at WHPK. We induct new DJs quarterly, but are always accepting applications — please, send a two-hour mix of your proposed programming to the relevant format chief or to our email address sm@whpk.org, as well as a couple paragraphs telling us who you are, why you’d like to join, and what you’d bring to the station.

Artists and labels wishing to have their music played on our airwaves should contact the relevant format chief or the music directors (scroll down for their contacts).

Contact info
Reynolds Club, 5706 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637



Disclaimer: staff is rarely in the physical office. You can reach our station manager, Dean Bilenker, at (203) 356-5533, for FCC inquiries or emergencies. Please do not contact the station manager for music submissions.