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Candidates Announced for 2022 SBE Election

May 9, 2022

Each year, the SBE membership elects members to serve on the national Board of Directors, the governing body of the society. This includes all four officers for one-year terms and half the 12 directors for two-year terms. Additional candidates may...


SBE Launches Monthly Chapter Chairs Meeting

May 6, 2022

Beginning in May 2022, the SBE has started a monthly online meeting for SBE chapter chairs to gather and share ideas. Held the first Monday of each month at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT, the meeting is hosted by SBE...


Society of Broadcast Engineers Adds Member Profile Section to Website

April 25, 2022

At the 2022 NAB Show, the Society of Broadcast Engineers unveiled an enhancement to the society's website that allows members to add some personal information to their membership listing. SBE members can add their Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn social networking...


Society of Broadcast Engineers Presents John H. Battison Award for Lifetime Achievement to E. Martin (Marty) Faubell

April 25, 2022

At the 2022 NAB Show, the Society of Broadcast Engineers presented the SBE John H. Battison Award for Lifetime Achievement, which recognizes and pays tribute to individuals for their dedication, lifelong achievement and outstanding contribution to broadcast engineering. Nominees are...


SBE Conducts Seventh Compensation Survey

April 1, 2022

Through May 16, 2022, 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 seventh survey continues to help us...


SBE Mentor Program Tops 100 Participants

March 15, 2022

The Society of Broadcast Engineers has reach a milestone in its Mentor Program with more than 100 mentor and mentee member participants. "This is a remarkable milestone," said Mentor Committee Chair Chris Tarr, CSRE, DRB, CBNT. "We are proud to...


NAB Names Recipients of 2022 Engineering Achievement Awards

February 24, 2022

The National Association of Broadcasters announced the recipients of the 2022 NAB Engineering Achievement Awards. The recipients will be recognized at the 2022 NAB Show, held April 23-27 in Las Vegas. Each year since 1959, the NAB has presented the...


SBE 2022 Leadership Development Course Set for August

February 10, 2022

The Society of Broadcast Engineers will hold the 2022 SBE Leadership Development Course August 3-5, 2022, 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...


Missouri and Nebraska Broadcast Associations Add Member Benefit to Support SBE Technical Professional Training

February 3, 2022

At the beginning of 2021, the Society of Broadcast Engineers, the association for broadcast and multimedia technology professionals, launched a response to the ongoing concern about new technical talent choosing broadcasting as a career by creating the Technical Professional Training...


SBE Retains Brooks, Pierce as Regulatory Counsel

January 26, 2022

At the beginning of 2021, Chris Imlay, CBT, SBE general counsel, announced that he would step down from that position. He served as the SBE general counsel since 1993, and has worked with the SBE since 1980. Imlay's legal career...


Terry Baun, SBE Fellow and Past President, Dies at 74

January 3, 2022

Terry Baun, CPBE, AMD, CBNE, died on January 1, 2022. Known to all as Terry, his broadcast career began in 1967 at Milwaukee's classical music station, WFMR-FM. After ten years there, he began a series of moves into corporate engineering,...


Ennes Educational Foundation Trust Announces Five Scholarship Recipients

November 29, 2021

The Ennes Educational Foundation Trust has awarded five scholarships for 2021. The recipients were chosen from applications received by July 1, 2021, from the previous 12 months. The Harold E. Ennes Scholarship, Robert D. Greenberg Scholarship, John H. Battison Founder's...


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