The Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Association for Broadcast and Multimedia Technology Professionals

Broadcasting During and After a Pandemic: What Works and What Doesn’t

Nov. 12, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. ET

What started with “two weeks to stop the spread” is now “we must wait for a vaccine”, so staying on-the-air is an ever-changing challenge for radio broadcasters. During March, 2020, many broadcasters moved quickly from their familiar and busy corporate studios to individual home-based studios.

As the working-from-home paradigm has extended even longer, what are engineers envisioning as longer-term solutions? What equipment, software, or workflows are rising to prominence as we’re settling into this work paradigm?

In this presentation we’ll hear and see directly from broadcast engineers in large, medium, and small markets. We’ll see how their signal paths and workflows have morphed over time, and learn their predictions for the future of quality and timely content creation from home.

About Your Instructor

Kirk A. Harnack, CBRE, CBNE, Senior Systems Consultant, The Telos Alliance

Kirk HarnackKirk Harnack, CBNE, CBRE, brings 40 years of hands-on experience in broadcast engineering and education to his position as Senior Solutions Consultant at the Telos Alliance. His expertise in putting technology to work in broadcast facilities has driven notable expansion in audio over IP, VoIP for broadcast, audio processing and other new technology adoption by content creators.

Kirk maintains an active, hands-on-role in broadcast engineering through his positions as a partner and VP-engineering of South Seas Broadcasting, Inc., Delta Radio, LLC, and Kaua’i Broadcast Partners, totaling 14 AM and FM radio stations. He is a broadcast meteorologist (WSMV, Nashville), fixed-wing private pilot, FAA Part 107 SUAS pilot and licensed General Class Amateur Radio operator (KD5FYD). He is a member of the Board of Directors of the SBE and is program chair of SBE Chapter 103 in Nashville.

Kirk founded and hosts the Internet video netcast, This Week in Radio Tech (TWiRT). The one-hour weekly video netcast features regular contributors and guests from the world of radio engineering.

SBE Recertification Credit

The completion of this webinar from Webinars by SBE qualifies for 1 credit, identified under Category I of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications.

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