As 89.3 KSBJ gears up to launch its new HD-2 station, NGEN, the organization announces new members to the NGEN team. Carlos Aguiar has been named program director for NGEN. Bruce Goff will serve as the NGEN production director. Kristin Haskett joins the station as digital strategist. Drew Wilson comes on board as western region manager.
As NGEN’s program director, Aguiar will be responsible for day-to-day decision making of programming for the new Christian youth station. Most recently, Aguiar served as music director, show host and production leader for the Christian hits radio station, Spirit FM, in Tampa, Florida. Aguiar holds an associate’s degree in recording arts from Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida.
As NGEN’s production director, Goff will create all of the “in-between” music messages that create the NGEN persona. Goff comes to KSBJ from The Sound of Life Radio Network in Kingston, New York where he worked as production director, hosted a weekly rock show and managed web content. Goff earned his bachelors degree in audio-radio production and digital media production from Plattsburgh State University of New York.
As NGEN’s digital strategist, Haskett will manage online communications of the youth-oriented station. Most recently, she served as the media director at Jersey Village Baptist Church where she implemented all church-wide marketing, public relations, web development and social media efforts. Haskett is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science in communication.
As western region manager, Wilson will support the NGEN on-air team through creative on-air campaigns as well as grassroots community outreach. In addition he will also be responsible for representing KSBJ and NGEN in the communities of KSBJ’s western region broadcast area, covering Navasota, Brenham and Bryan/College Station. Most recently, Wilson served as promotions director for 90.9 KSWP and 91.9 KVAX in Lufkin, TX. Wilson holds a bachelor in Communications with a minor in Psychology from Steven F. Austin State University.
“KSBJ has been blessed with the opportunity to expand with a new HD-2 format for Christian youth and we couldn’t be more excited,” said Tim McDermott, president and general manager of KSBJ. “All of the new team members bring vast experience and expertise which will help develop strong ties with this now generation of radio listeners.”
On November 18 at 7:15 p.m. NGEN goes live to the world. An epic moment for Houston as its first local Christian hits and hip hop music station hits the airwaves. For more information on the launch, visit www.ngenradio.com.
NGEN 89.3 KSBJ HD-2 is an online and on-air digital music entertainment experience for Christian youth. The station is designed to capture the energy of the “NOW” generation and power a world of good through connection and community outreach. Found on multiple formats, you can listen to NGEN on 89.3 KSBJ HD-2 (Houston), 92.5 KWUP HD-2 (Bryan/College Station), 93.3 FM (Bryan/College Station), 99.7 FM (Brenham), online at www.ngenradio.com and on smartphones.
Celebrating 28 years on-air, 89.3 KSBJ is Houston’s leading listener supported, non-profit, non-commercial contemporary Christian music radio station. The purpose of KSBJ is to be the voice of hope connecting people to God, through Christian music, community outreach and events. As a listener supported radio station, and a long standing member of the ECFA, KSBJ’s ministry is managed by a group of volunteer men and women from across the Greater Houston area who serve as members of its Board of Directors. The board members represent diverse denominations, backgrounds and professions to provide oversight, direction and accountability for the ministry. For more information about KSBJ, visit www.ksbj.org