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Candidate Slate Announced for 2023 SBE Elections

May 1, 2023

A slate of candidates for the upcoming SBE election has been assembled. The SBE Nominations Committee, chaired by SBE Immediate Past President Wayne Pecena, CPBE, 8-VSB, ATSC2, AMD, DRB, CBNE, provided a list of candidates, and one floor nomination has...


SBE Promotes Stephen J. Brown to SBE Fellow

April 17, 2023

The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) has elevated Stephen J. Brown, CPBE, CBNT, of Appleton, WI, to the membership rank of Fellow. The SBE Board of Directors elected him at its meeting held April 16, 2023. Mr. Brown's career in...


SBE Launches Eighth Compensation Survey

March 31, 2023

Through May 16, 2023, the Society of Broadcast Engineers will conduct a survey to determine salary levels and benefits among broadcast and media technology engineers. The SBE conducted its first survey in 2016. This eighth survey continues to help us...


NAB Announces 2023 Engineering Achievement Award Honorees

March 14, 2023

Michael Cooney and H. Douglas Lung to receive awards at 2023 NAB Show The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced that two SBE members are the recipients of the 2023 NAB Engineering Achievement Awards. The recipients are Beasley Media Group's...


SBE 2023 Membership Drive Runs March 1 to May 31

February 3, 2023

With the theme, The SBE and YOU: The Perfect Fit, the SBE will launch the 2023 Membership Drive on March 1, 2023, running through May 31, 2023. As with Membership Drives in previous years, SBE members are encouraged to recruit...


SBE 2023 Leadership Development Course Set for August 3-4

February 1, 2023

The Society of Broadcast Engineers will hold the 2023 SBE Leadership Development Course August 2-4, 2023, in Atlanta, GA. This three-day course is an intensive study of successful leadership and management, designed specifically for broadcast engineers. The course explores the...


Nomination Committee Seeks Candidates for 2023 SBE Elections

January 31, 2023

The annual election of officers and directors to the national SBE Board of Directors will take place this summer. The SBE Nominations Committee seeks qualified candidates who are voting members (Member, Senior, Fellow or the designated representative of an SBE...


FCC Sets Date for Stations to File 2022 Form One in ETRS

December 19, 2022

The FCC has extended the filling date for the EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) form one to February 28, 2023. This is required to be filed annually, but due to delays in testing the National EAS via a National Periodic...


SBE Expands SBE Ennes Workshop at 2023 NAB Show

December 6, 2022

RF 101 Boot Camp and NextGen Technical Training are the unique tracks for a two-day educational event. For many years, the Society of Broadcast Engineers, the association for broadcast and multimedia technology professionals, presented the SBE Ennes Workshop, a day-long...


SBE MemberPlus Adds SBE University Courses to Member Benefit

December 2, 2022

The Society of Broadcast Engineers, the association for broadcast and multimedia technology professionals, introduced a membership benefit enhancement called SBE MemberPlus in 2018. SBE MemberPlus includes all the benefits of SBE membership and includes access to all the live and...


SBE Mentor Program Adds Subject Matter Experts

November 22, 2022

The Society of Broadcast Engineers, the association for broadcast and multimedia technology professionals, recognizing the need to fast-track new technical talent in the broadcast technical environment, created the SBE Mentor Program in 2016. The program partners a new engineer with...


DoD, Broadcasters Agree on Spectrum Sharing Arrangement for Select Military Bases

November 21, 2022

Military to use Electronic News Gathering (ENG) spectrum to enhance readiness and spectrum superiority The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) announced a joint memorandum of understanding with the Department of Defense to allow...


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