Broadcast Engineer, Videographer, Programmer
1984-2009 News, WBAL-TV, Baltimore
2000-2009, engineering, maintainance of video servers, video processing equipment (analog and digital)
1992-2000, News show editor, microwave, satellite intake operator.
1984~1992, News photographer/editor news.
1978-1983 Evening Magazine, WJZ-TV, Baltimore
Field sound recording, EFP videographer
Microwave trucks, satellite uplink trucks, event remotes, (e.g the Preakness, many parades)
All levels of broadcasting and video and audio production.
Repair of video tape machines, video servers, broadcast cameras, camera robotics.
Circuit design, board level diagnosis and repair, and system design.
Harris automation, Vinton robotics, Leitch routers, Evertz routers and signal processing.Tandberg, Tiernan, Miranda encoders, decoders, and IRDís.
Avid ISIS Unity, Interplay, and Media manager.
Qualified for Maryland Home Inspection.
Familiar with most aspects of PC computers; building, maintaining, problem solving, networks, programming, and repair.
Skilled in Visual Basic and C# programming. (see software, page 2.)
I built one of WBALís early MW trucks, and continued to repair and maintain MW and satellite trucks and associated field equipment.
I was one of the Ku uplink truck operators while working in news, and continued to do uplinks as needed.
Available upon request.
Skills and related experience
Operate Ku uplink truck 1987-2008.
Circuit design: auto start for minidisc recorder via Telos link complete (hex inverter and RC delays)
Built a microwave eng truck. Designed arranged construction of custom racks and storage, Designed signal flow, built wiring harnesses. Selected, mounted, installed, connected all equipment.
Honors and Awards
N.C.State, B.S. Sociology, 1973
Towson State University, B.A.* Theater Arts, 1978
Other work experience:
Baptist Campus Ministry, Harvard, M.I.T., Wellesley, UMBC, 1973-1975
U.S. Census Enumerator, 2010
Designed, Built & Support: http://rosehillrest.com (Sept. 2011)
Designed, Built & Support: http://duplinhistory.org (Dec. 2011)
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