The Society of Broadcast Engineers

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The Manager’s Engineering Notebook

Originally streamed January 20, 2020.

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This presentation will review 44 tips to help all managers with broadcast engineering. Paul Tinkle, president of Thunderbolt Broadcasting World Headquarters presents. Paul became an engineer “wannabe” when his engineer became ill and he had to learn to do more than hold a flashlight. He’s NOT an engineer but understands engineering from the “manager’s point of view.” Paul knows the needs of engineers and works to help owners and general managers know what each needs to know to keep the radio station tower sites and plants operating smoothly. This session provides ideas that engineers can put to use at work the next day.

About Your Instructor: Paul Tinkle, President, Thunderbolt Broadcasting World Headquarters

Paul TinklePaul has been talking on the radio since he was six years old when he was pushing a mic button on his grandfather’s CB radio. He became a DJ at the radio station he now owns when he was 15. He is a past chairman of the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters, and has served on the National Association of Broadcasters Radio Board of Directors, the Tennessee Associated Press Radio Board and is a founding member of the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame.

Paul oversees five radio stations, a dozen signals and six tower sites and is on the air each morning holding “town meetings” from 6 until 9 a.m. on “Good Times in the Morning” on WCMT radio.

Paul has a degree in English and Journalism from the University of Tennessee at Martin and was recently inducted into the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame. He celebrates 50 years of being on the radio in 2020.

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