By Jordan Raivel
Maximilian Eyle, recent HWS graduate of the Classes of 2015, is currently in New York and truly exemplifying how an involvement in college radio can take you anywhere. At HWS, along with being an American History and American Studies double major with a minor in Spanish, Eyle ran a tango club and played in a band. Eyle says that he signed up for WHWS “on a whim” at the involvement expo, which led to his show entitled Around the Bend, which not only graced the radio waves of 105.7 FM, but ran in Barcelona, Spain on the CoolturaFM radio station. Eyle produced various segments, including the news, for WHWS and WEOS while at the Colleges and interned at his local radio station in 2013.
Eyle currently works with an organization titled NY Grows, which according to their website is “a statewide educational resource focused on innovative solutions to cannabis policy in New York”. Working in the media sector of the company, Eyle organizes its promotions, website, and social media aspects. “Having a background in radio from HWS has really helped [him]” he says, remarking that the skills and training he received from WHWS has aided him in various parts of his job, such as communicating with reporters. In his line of work, the articulation and presentation skills that he gained during his four years in college radio are especially useful, as he now knows how to operate when he is “called upon to speak at press conferences or interviews”.
All of us at WHWS want to thank Maximilian for giving us insight into his life as an HWS alum and we look forward to seeing what he does next!
You can stay up to date and check out Eyle’s work at: www.maxeyle.com.