Executive Board

Take a look at the wonderfully talented people that help run Student Television!

In addition to the people listed below, we have countless members doing amazing things with us and have more joining every year.

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AVA PUKATCH
STATION MANAGER

Ava Pukatch (she/her) is a junior studying Media and Journalism focusing on broadcast with a second major in Political Science. She hails from Tampa, Florida but has lived all over including Connecticut, Texas and Wake Forest, North Carolina. She is super hype to be the Station Manager this year after being ASM during the 2019-2020 school year. Ava is also involved in lots of theatre across campus and is a producing director of the Kenan Theatre Company. She’s a Hufflepuff and enneagram type nine. Her other interests include goats, wood-burning, french toast, and plants.

avapuk@live.unc.edu

Chris Ocana
CHRIS OCANA
ASSISTANT STATION MANAGER

Chris Ocana (he/him) is a junior studying Media and Journalism focusing on graduating. From Atlanta, Georgia, Chris transferred into UNC during his sophomore year and got involved with Student Television by producing General College. On campus, Chris works for GoHeels Productions to record and produce live sporting events, as well as creating content for the UNCUT. His hobbies include watching television, complaining about the lack of quality television and then settling on Community.

ciocana@live.unc.edu

Olivia DeRienzo
OLIVIA DERIENZO
MARKETING DIRECTOR

Olivia DeRienzo (she/her) is a senior studying Communication - Media Production with a double minor in Writing for the Screen and Stage and Creative Writing. She technically resides in her Chapel Thrill apartment, but her homebase is in CharLIT, NC where she eats free food at her parents’ house. When she’s not using monikers in place of city names, Olivia can be found working at the Swain Media Lab, serving with her campus ministry A2F, or trying to get on the jumbo screen at UNC sporting events. This school year, Olivia is excited to continue serving STV as its Marketing Manager and hopes to spread awareness of this amazing club to ALL students, no matter their backgrounds! If a girl with no prior film/industry experience can join then they can too ;)

odivs@live.unc.edu

Evan Davison
EVAN DAVISON
STATION ENGINEER

Evan Davison (he/him) is a junior studying journalism with a focus on visual communications. He is from Kauai, Hawaii, but currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina. Evan loves being behind the camera and is an avid photographer, filmmaker, and graphic designer. He has worked as a DP for projects in Student Television, the Carolina Film Association, as well as for the UNC Residential Housing Association and Student Government as a communications team member. His other interests include skateboarding, hiking, and music.

evanod@live.unc.edu

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ROHAN SHARMA
BUSINESS MANAGER/TREASURER

I am a sophomore studying Pre-Business and Computer Science. I am really excited to be the new Business Manager and Treasurer for STV this year! I can’t wait to achieve great things as a club.

rohansh@live.unc.edu

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ZOE LORD
SOCIAL MEDiA MANAGER

Zoë Lord (she/her) is a junior studying Political Science and Public Policy. She is from Bakersville, NC which is a small town outside of Asheville. Zoë got involved with STV through Ava and became a producer for the STV show The 492 which she also acts and edits for. She is also involved with theatre on campus, she works with UNC Pauper Players and has worked with KTC before as well!

zoe1@live.unc.edu