Athalus grew up sneaking in to his living room late at night to play Warcraft II. As a high-school senior in 2004, he signed up for the Closed Beta test and was lucky enough to get in. Athalus created WoW Radio in October 2004, just before launch, to share his beta experiences in a livestreamed podcast . In 2006 Athalus chose to move on and pursue a career in Game Development. Athalus how now returned to re ignite the flame that is Warcraft Radio.
Ketra grew up watching her older brother play video games and fighting him for the controller any time a game looked fun. When he started playing the Beta version of World of Warcraft, she was entranced and cheered him on as WoW Radio began. As the very first WoW Radio fan, she listened to every single episode in the early years while leveling her Tauren Druid. Now a certified project manager, she is excited to officially be on staff this go around, and spends her days herding all the cats.
Pride joined Warcraft Radio in 2008 as the host of what would become to longest running and most popular World of Warcraft Lore Podcast. Pride has since moved onto other projects including OMFGCATA with Jesse Cox and running the first Heroes of the Storm eSports event “Heroes Premiere League.” Pride has now returned to Warcraft Radio working behind the scenes as a member of the Art and Video teams.
Radio Station Manager
Shawncaster discovered the original WoW Radio mere months before it shut down. He has spent the years between it’s closure and subsequent return working, as well as playing WoW, League of Legends, and listening to his limited WoW Radio archives. He’s also honed his skills as a stagehand and sound engineer. Before joining the Warcraft Radio team, he briefly served as a backup IRC moderator and audio team creator for VTW Productions on such shows as Casually Hardcore and Show X.
Umamor has been a long time listener and megafan of the station since she was a teenager. Coming from a gamer family, she grew up playing the Warcraft franchise and immersed herself in the universe playing World of Warcraft and listening to shows such as Warcraft Anonymous and Blue Plz. She is a lore nut and typically obsessed with elves.
As Manny grew up with video games since the days of 8-bit platformers and, since he has always been tremendously fond of RPGs; one could easily think the vast world of Azeroth would seem like an easy fit. Not at all, Manny first stayed clear of World of Warcraft in fear that it would suck up too much of his time. 16 years, 8 expansions and countless friendships later, he realizes how ironically he was right. Manny now shares his experiences and the lessons he has learned as a co-host of For Azeroth.
Live Event Coordinator
“The Erik” Sanburn grew up in the mean pastures of Kansas. A collaborator on The Chalice of Silvermoon radio series and recurring co-host with Dustin and Kyle on the Happy Hour Tavern and Learn2Play. OMfG.FM shows included The Donut Shop, Unmasked, and the Tales from your Mom’s Basement anthology series.
Mylothic joins Warcraft Radio as part of the marketing team. First stepping into the World of Warcraft going through the Dark Portal into the realm of Outland as a Blood Elf Holy Priest. This opened the doors to other Blizzard titles; Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm. He brings his love for anything Warcraft and community to the team.
Mugi was part of WoW Radio from 2007 until its closure in 2010. Mugi then joined OMFG after the split and left the podcast world once OMFG closed. Since then he has been playing WoW and other games until September of 2019 when he discovered, thanks to Athalus’ invite, that Warcraft Radio was back. Only a month after discovering the station he was accepting on to staff to work behind the scenes keeping track of the history of the station and making sure YouTube and Anchor are up to date for the current shows.
Kexman has always been involved with World of Warcraft from Vanilla all the way through the current product. He’s seen all the raids that can be seen, done all the dungeons and can even be found in a Battleground every now and then. With a Horde logo proudly tattooed on his right forearm, there’s no doubting his dedication to spreading blood and glory on the battlefields of Warcraft! He’s also known for playing the same Tauren Warrior since Launch!
The Queen Of Murlocs was introduced to the world of gaming at the young age of 7 when her older brother forgot to turn off his PlayStation while away and “accidentally” continued his Resident Evil game. Since then she’s has a huge fear of horror games and has primarily stuck with genres such as Fantasy, RPGs, Platformers, Fighting, and Racing. Her introduction to PC gaming was in 1999 when she discovered Runescape and a relatively new genre of gaming called “MMORPGs.” It wasn’t until 2008 when her friends introduced her World of Warcraft, thus, her next adventure began. When she is not gaming, she’s a teacher who specializes in History and Technology, teaching her students about the importance of both the past and the present. She’s the Co-Events Manager of another popular Blizzard Fan Community called BlizzNerds, a group she has proudly been a part of for 8 years and plans to bring her experience and full power to Warcraft Radio!
Since the days of Warcraft III Reign of Chaos, Farseer has been enamoured in the World of Warcraft and it’s story. Upon discovering WoW radio in 2007, he joined the station in 2008 during the Wrath of the Lich King expansion, becoming the host of “Essence of Roleplay” along side Kexman.
Mango has been a Warcraft fan since the windows DOS days. As a beta (2004) World of Warcraft veteran Mango has had a lifelong love of the franchise as a whole. Growing up in New England, he has had many snowy days where the only thing to do was game. The love for gaming was amplified for his love of music and art. This lead him to peruse and complete a film degree where his focus was video editing.
Zekeatron (Zeke for short) played vanilla Wow briefly at launch, but was more of a fan of Warcraft 3 and Starcraft. Ketra brought Zeke back for Mists of Panderia and he’s been playing ever since. Graduating with a BA in Game Art & Design, Zeke provides art and assets for Warcraft Radio and is a self-published artist and cartographer on DM’s Guild.
Ravanth, 26 year old Belgian Waffle who’s been moderating on all sorts of twitch chats since 2014. He was an avid listener of the original warcraft radio and contributed a lot to Essence of RP through emails and IRC chat.
Gerissar has been a gamer since the days of Nintendo and Macintosh’s. As a teenager, when other people bought cars, he bought his first PC. In 2004, his best friend gave him a code to try World of Warcraft for free. Three days later, he bought the game and hasn’t looked back. After years of casually playing WOW, and listening to all the epic podcasts, Gerissar decided to go ahead and fill the gap in the podcast world with a show that talks just about PVP! Technically PVP was born and has been going strong since 2016!!
Dunkurk spent his younger years fighting with his brother over who’s turn it was to play SNES games, once world of warcraft was released he made the jump from runescape to warcarft and hasn’t looked back since. Dunkurk was an avid listener of wowradio and got involved with OMFG.fm fairly early on as a chat moderator/production assistant, helping with shows like Council of Six and CrossFaction.
Jay is the welcoming voice behind The Bard’s Tavern and the 2017 BlizzCon talent contest winner. An amatuer voice actor, podcaster, and streamer, Jay was 5 years old when he played his first Blizzard game. He was such a fan that during high school, he had a choice between going on a date or getting Sulfuras’ Hand of Ragnaros, and he chose the Hand of Ragnaros. Fast forward a few years, and he became the BlizzCon 2017 talent contest winner after recording a silly song he wrote while raiding Legion. He now enjoys creating a variety of music and talking about all things Geek on The Bard’s Tavern.
Impervium is a twitch streamer and seasoned podcaster that has worked with Pride on several Projects in the past. Impervium, like many others, has been a fan of Warcraft Lore since the release of Warcraft III and is solely responsible for convincing Pride to bring back But Wait! There’s Lore!
Paacreek started his Warcraft journey in 2006 after one of his high school teachers offered him an A in exchange for joining his guild in World of Warcraft, so he did and the rest is history. In 2016 Overwatch caught his eye and he quickly began streaming it and creating Overwatch content on YouTube Gaming. While he doesn’t stream at this time, he’s currently producing and hosting ‘It’s Always Sunny in Stormwind’ with MissildineOnline and MrMilesTV.
Miles Joins Warcraft Radio as the co-host of It’s Always Sunny in Stormwind. He first stepped into the Warcraft universe in 2005 after Highschool ended, as a means to stay in touch with friends. From then on World of Warcraft quickly became on of his favorite games, getting involved in PVP and raiding as a Resto Shaman. WoW opened the doors to other Blizzard titles such as StarCraft, Diablo and more recently Overwatch, which he now streams and produces Youtube content for.
MissildineOnline started his Blizzard journey with his first PC game – Warcraft 3 Reign of Chaos and quickly fell in love with the company. Drawn to the world of Warcraft, he jumped into the MMORPG in February of 2005 and has played WoW ever since. Currently a raid leader for the Alliance guild ‘TANTALUS’ – he streams full-time on Twitch while also producing content for his YouTube channel. And most importantly, he’s currently hosting ‘It’s Always Sunny in Stormwind’ with Paacreek and MrMilesTV.
E-J fell into WoW after being offered a 10 day trial from a friend in March 2005 (the first hit is free) and has never looked back. She’s had a go at almost everything Warcraft has to offer, and strongly believes that the community and sharing game time with others is what makes this game the most enjoyable. Also, Gnomes FTW! When afk, she’s a Registered Veterinary Nurse who is passionate about education to promote animal welfare and health.
Raven was bought into WoW by EJ, after a boyfriend dumped her on New Year’s Day. Bastard. Little did she know she would still be here over 10 years later! She famously still plays the druid she rolled on 1 January 2009, although she heals now where she used to lazer chicken; she has a weird thing for elves and falls off things a lot. When she’s not in Azeroth she’s either counting all the monies for a charity in her day job or messing about with her horse Dino in Epping Forest.
Quissy is a huge Classic WoW enthusiast, having played World of Warcraft since the launch of Vanilla, and every expansion after. She created her YouTube channel in 2016, when just playing the game wasn’t enough for her. In addition to that, she live streams as Partner on Twitch and writes WoW Classic guides on Wowhead. She also releases a weekly podcast, Warcraft Brew, discussing all types of news within the Warcraft universe.
Who would stick their face in a bowl of mac & cheese for $20??? This chick! The name “PastaFace” quite literally stuck when she appeared as a guest on Quissy’s stream. PastaFace started off playing WoW towards the end of Vanilla and has played occasionally up until Legion, when Quissy reintroduced her to the franchise. Pasta plays both Classic and Retail, and streams Retail and Alpha content. The Robin to Quissy’s Batman, the dynamic duo co-host the WoW related podcast, Warcraft Brew.
Rho has been an avid listener of Blizzard game podcasts for over 11 years, including shows such as wowradio’s own Blue Plz. Now both a fan and podcaster covering multiple Blizzard games, his Realm Maintenance podcast is currently in its 8th year of production. In addition to his own shows, he has previously been a co-host on All Things Azeroth and has served for multiple years as an assistant producer for Con Before the Storm’s annual World of Podcasts event held prior to each Blizzcon.
Jocelyn Kearney is an inspiring mix of contrasts. She has been as comfortable playing varsity volleyball as she has been playing Sea of Thieves. Over her 9 years in content creation, Joce has helped make the games we love enjoyable, accessible and understandable. She now joins Warcraft Radio as the host of For Azeroth.
Shanyn fell into love with WoW back in November of 2004 when she got a beta access email, and after seeing she could play as a Tauren, there was no turning back. A dedicated gamer that has raided continuously, and at all levels, from Normal to Mythic – she knows the gameplay well and started getting more into lore as she made friends in the community and discussed the intricacies of the game’s history. Today, she maintains characters on both retail & classic and delves into the world of lore whenever she can!
Wicked fell in love with Blizzard games while watching panels of The Instance and The Angry Chicken podcasts at Nerdtacular 2015. She has been an avid listener and moderator for several Blizzard game podcasts, most recently Azeroth Roundtable, CORE, and Lords of the Storm. She believes community, especially the Blizzard community, is the best part of podcasts and gaming. As a professional guest for the last few years, she found herself leaping from podcast to podcast, striving to put right what once went wrong. Finally finding a home on Hearthcasual and the Heroes of the Storm podcast “Queue For Fun”. She also really likes cats.