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Anabella Poland

WMSC Radio-General Manager, School of Communication and Media

Office:
School of Communication & Media 2031
Email:
polanda@montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-3135
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Anabella Poland is the General Manager of WMSC-FM. Under her leadership, the campus radio station has achieved national recognition, earning several national awards including "Best College Radio Station" and "The Spirit of College Radio Award," and receiving multiple finalist awards including three prestigious National Broadcasters Association Marconi Award nominations.

Poland's dedication and service to MSU students has also been acknowledged by several organizations. In 2021, Poland earned the Joel Willer award in recognition of exceptional dedication and service to student electronic media. In 2019, she received the Jeff Tellis Outstanding Advisor Award which is presented to one advisor in the country to note outstanding leadership, dedication, and service. In 2016, Poland was awarded the "Meaningful Impact Award" at Montclair State University's Professing Excellence Awards.

Before joining Montclair State University, Ms. Poland was Director of Talent & Industry Relations at SiriusXM Radio where she negotiated and managed interviews, events and performances with A-level Hollywood actors, celebrities and musicians for more than 135 SiriusXM channels. Prior to joining SiriusXM, she was a Segment Producer at ABC News Good Morning America where she booked and produced breaking news, cultural stories, entertainment and the summer concert series. Her work has also appeared on ABC World News, 20/20, and Nightline. She often contributed stories to abcnews.com and to the first network initiative aimed at Hispanic audiences, ABC News Exclusiva.

Ms. Poland continues her work as a US correspondent for “El Exprimidor,” an award-winning news and current events radio show in Argentina. As an on-air talent since 2002, she has reported on five US Presidential Elections, the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, relevant breaking news, feature stories, and entertainment news. She served a two-year term as President of College Radio Day (2021/ 2020), and a two-year term as Vice President (2019/2018). She served on the Community Advisory Board (CAB) for WFUV, the public radio station licensed to Fordham University, for five years (2007/2012).

Poland received a Master in Business Administration with a certification in Business Analytics at Montclair State University and a bachelor degree in Communication and Media Studies from Fordham University. Ms. Poland brings to Montclair State a unique combination of extensive experience and knowledge in broadcast journalism, content development, programming, music discovery and production, social media, film, and professional contacts that span the globe.