The production department is a branch of the programming department that is responsible for the quality, appropriateness, timeliness, and cleanliness of everything in between the music and the voices on air. They are responsible for making drops, commercials, station IDs, and all other necessary audio production to make WHBC the best sounding college radio station in the world.

To contact the Production Directors, please email them at whbcproduction@gmail.com.

Production Director: Billie Carter-Rankin

Billie Carter-Rankin is a junior Film major, Design minor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She started her WHBC experience during her freshman year, where she was an avid member of both the production and programming teams. Her sophomore year, while maintaining membership at WHBC, Billie also interned at ListenVision studios where she shadowed producers, held photoshoots for different DMV artists, and hosted for one of the studio’s online radio shows. In addition, Billie served as creative director for the web series What’s Love Got? with Find Relisa Productions and production designer for the short film Same Fruit, Different Tree which was nominated for Youth Official Selection for the 2016 Newark International Film Festival. Billie is currently serving as director for the upcoming Find Relisa Productions’ webseries C.R.E.A.T.E., director for an upcoming spoken word film, and production designer for upcoming photography projects from M.K. Studios. In the future, Billie hopes to attend graduate school for either photography or directing and work in various areas of film, music, and design. Billie hopes to use the production team as a platform to bring light to upcoming artists and to help recreate the sound of WHBC.

Assistant Production Director: Ibrahim Onafeko

Ibrahim Damilare Onafeko is a junior Audio Production major and Psychology minor from Capitol Heights, Maryland. Born of Yoruba descent in Lagos, Nigeria, Ibrahim began his journey with WHBC early this year as a production volunteer. Having a drive fueled by the desire to excel himself while honing his skills and mastering his craft, he serves as the Assistant Production Manager for this 2016-2017 academic school year. Often looking for ways to hold himself up to a high standard, Ibrahim also belong to the School of Communications’ Annenberg Honors Program and serves as its Historian. Additionally, Ibrahim is the Vice President of Transfer Students Association. Having love for words, sounds, and public speaking, Ibrahim hopes to be a radio personality and a production personnel. In all, his goal for production department is to achieve a keen, personal communication process of audio wherein each listener feels a personal tie to what they are hearing.

 

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