Kayla Dill is a junior at CPHS and this is her second year with Crown Town Media. She joined CTM to advance her knowledge in radio and especially film. In college she plans to pursue a career in education and hopes to teach a class focused on broadcasting. Outside of CTM, Kayla enjoys sports such as Lacrosse and Karate.
Armando Bracco is a senior at CPHS and is in his third year with Crown Town Media. Bracco joined CTM his sophomore year to get a better understanding of what it takes to work in the field of broadcast and be on-air. In Bracco’s sophomore year, he placed third at the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters Video In-Depth category. Bracco co-hosts the Dog Radio’s political talk show Party People. He plans to pursue a degree in broadcast journalism at Indiana University Bloomington. Outside of CTM, Bracco is a director for National Honor Society, and he plays singles for the varsity tennis team. Bracco also enjoys discussing politics and watching sports.
Olivia Bianco is a senior at CPHS and in her second year with Crown Town Media. Bianco joined CTM to learn about broadcasting and producing films. Bianco is hoping to go to the University of Central Florida to study hospitality management. Outside of CTM, she is a part of the Girls’ Track and Field throwing team, President of Stray Dogs Improv, CPHS Latin Club, and the CPHS Chorale.
Jenna Milosh is a junior at CPHS, and is in her second year with Crown Town Media. She joined CTM to continue to build her skills in radio broadcasting, and pursue further work with television. Milosh currently spends her time in the studios, working on her 4-day week radio show Jenna From 3-5. When not working for CTM, she is involved in Theatre, several Band programs, and CPHS’s Symphony Orchestra. Later in life, Milosh hopes to work in the field of music education.
Madalyn Massey is a senior at CPHS and is in her second year with Crown Town Media. Massey joined CTM to feed her interest in professional broadcast production and radio imaging. She is on The Morning Bark every weekday from 6:50 to 7:30 alongside her co-anchors Zach Jones and Kirsten Robinson. After high school, Massey is attending Olivet Nazarene University and majoring in Multimedia Communications. Outside of CTM, she works and enjoys hanging out with friends.
Jonathon Lieber is a junior at CPHS and in his second year as part of Crown Town Media. Lieber joined CTM to further his knowledge in broadcast journalism while focusing on sports journalism. Lieber has been a co-host of Dog Pound Chalk Talk and Dirt for two years. Lieber has a 1st place award from the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters for Radio Talk Show. Jonathon currently plans to attend Ball State University and The David Letterman School of Journalism.
Zach Jones is a senior at Crown Point High School and is in his third year with Crown Town Media. Jones joined CTM because he would like to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism. Jones produces and anchors the morning pop culture radio show, The Morning Bark and anchors CPTV newscasts. When Jones isn’t working on the show, he is participating in CPHS’s bully prevention program (CASS), the athletic council, yearbook, peer tutoring, National Honors Society, the anti-drug program D.A.R.E., and he has been the captain of the varsity tennis team for the past three years. Jones will further his knowledge in the field of Broadcast Journalism at Ball State University this fall to major in Telecommunications and Journalism.
Ramsey Harkness is a senior at CPHS and this is his third year with Crown Town Media. He plans on attending Arizona State University and major in sports broadcasting and telecommunications. Not only is he a sports anchor for CPTV and co-host of the DOG Radio’s, Chalk Talk and Dirt, but for the past two years he has been interning at Lakeshore Public Radio as an on-air correspondent during football season
Sarah Frey is a junior at CPHS, and this is her second year with Crown Town Media. Frey first joined CTM to further her interests in film and news broadcasting. She is currently a reporter and anchor for CPTV, as well as a newscaster for The DOG Radio. She strives to pursue a career in environmental science after college. When she is not working on CTM, she is involved in Key Club, National Honors Society, and plays softball.
Sebastian Zieniewicz, a.k.a. “Big Z,” is a junior at CPHS and this is his second year with Crown Town Media. He is very excited to expand his knowledge in the study of meteorology and TV broadcasting. He plans to attend Valparaiso University or Ball State and study meteorology and broadcasting. His dream is to forecast weather at WGN or ABC Chicago. Z also has a great interest in computer science. Currently at CPHS, he is part of CTM, the chorale advanced mixed choir, and the QYP barbershop ensemble. Zieniewicz can be heard Mondays through Thursdays from 8 to 10 PM on his new show, Big Hits with Big Z on the DOG Radio.