Diary of an XRT Intern

Come along for a one-of-a-kind summer with XRT as our intern crew gives you a peek inside their radio diaries.

Don’t think it’s all fun and games at this radio station… it’s a lot of hard work being an intern, but yes, there are fun and games too!

Learn more about WXRT internships and how you can apply. Read below and go behind the scenes here at XRT to experience the shows, events, and day-to-day adventures through the eyes of some of Chicago’s Finest Interns!

Robert Walker Diary of an Intern [Bio]

Hey! My name is Robbie Walker and I am working at WXRT this summer as a promotions intern. I am excited beyond belief for this...

Chicago's Finest Interns

Stephanie Wade XRT Intern Bio [Diary]

Hi, everyone! I’m thrilled to say that this is the first of many posts I get to write for XRT as a promotions/marketing intern this summer. My name is Stephanie Wade, and I am a […]

Haley Jones (photo: WXRT)

Haley Jones Intern Bio

Hi XRT lovers! My name is Haley Jones and I am the news intern for the Morning Show. I am a senior in broadcast journalism at the University of Illinois. This summer I will be learning under the tutelage of Mary Dixon, Lin Brehmer and Chris Cwiak. I am just hoping one of them does not check the janitor’s closet where I tied up the actual intern they hire . . . just joking!

Robyn Neal XRT Intern Bio [Diary]

Hey you. Yea you. Diaries are usually private, but since you’ve read this far, why turn back now? My name is Robyn Neal, and just as you went on a hunt to read about the […]

Ethan Blumenthal XRT Intern Bio [Diary]

Hello Chicago! My name is Ethan Blumenthal and I am a summer promotions intern at WXRT. I am super excited to spend time at my favorite radio station this summer learning the ins and outs […]

Joel Ratajack XRT Intern Bio [Diary]

My name is Joel Ratajack. I am going into my senior year of college at Indiana University and I am majoring in telecommunications and minoring in Italian. I was born and raised in Munster Indiana […]

Andrew Tonne (photo: WXRT)

Andrew Tonne Intern Bio

Hey everyone! My name is Andrew Tonne and I am the current spring Promotions Intern here at WXRT. My journey to WXRT began in Columbus, Ohio where I spent the majority of my childhood. I […]


Brian Jones Intern Bio

Hey there, folks! My name is Brian Jones and I am one of the new interns here at WXRT this fall and very excited to begin my experience with such a great radio station. I […]


Courtney Arundel Intern Bio

Hi there! My name is Courtney and I am beyond thrilled to be working here this summer at Chicago’s Finest Rock Station-XRT! I recently graduated from DePaul University with a degree in Communication Studies and […]

Bobby Ramirez Intern Bio

Welcome to my bio, everybody! My name is Bobby Ramirez, a rising junior radio/television/film major at Northwestern University with a passion for entertainment. I’m honored to be a part of the XRT intern team and […]


Andy Koval Intern Bio

Hey Chicago what do you say? Andy’s intern bio is on its way. Hello, My name is Andy Koval and I am part of the wonderful summer promotions intern team. It is such a thrill […]


Lauren Kezon Intern Bio

Well hello there! My name is Lauren, and I am a senior studying Communication and Media Studies at DePaul University in Chicago. It pleases me to say I am finishing off my college career with […]


Marty Heck Intern Bio

My name is Marty Heck and I am very excited to be a WXRT promotions/marketing intern this summer. This upcoming fall I will be a senior majoring in Journalism-Strategic Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. […]


Greta Baldwin Intern Bio

Hello all! My name is Greta and I am thrilled to be working with Chicago’s Finest this summer here at XRT! I am a rising junior at the University of Pennsylvania where I study Communications […]


Devin Quinn Intern Bio

Hello all! My name is Devin Quinn. I am a rising senior Electronic Media major at the University of Dayton and absolutely love being a Flyer. As for what I want to do with the […]


Brendan Biesen Intern Bio

When I was a senior in high school I attended a sold out Black Keys concert at the Aragon Ballroom on New Year’s Day. As the hum of the monitors subsided and the crowd dispersed, […]


Stephanie Ramirez Intern Bio

Hi there! My name is Stephanie Ramirez, and this summer I am an intern at Chicago’s Finest Rock station, 93XRT. I am currently a junior at Marquette University, majoring in Public Relations and minoring in […]


Shayne Santi Intern Bio

Hey Chi-town! My name is Shayne Santi and it’s my pleasure to be interning this summer for the best radio station in Chicago, 93 XRT! I will be doing marketing promotions as well as shadowing […]


Patrick Kelly Intern Bio

Hello there. My name is Patrick Kelly and I am honored to be one of WXRT’s newest interns for the summer of 2013, working with the promotions and programming departments. I have just completed my […]


Joanna Nowak Intern Bio

My name is Joanna Nowak, and I’m so excited to be a part of the 93XRT family this summer! I’m obsessed with good coffee, colorful nail polish, Parks & Rec and amazing music. My first […]


Emily Lowe Intern Bio

Hey there! My name is Emily and I am one of the new faces here at 93XRT this summer. I just joined the Promotions team and am ready to make a contribution to one of […]