SBE Releases ATSC3 Specialist Certification

The new level of certification was developed by the Society of Broadcast Engineers Certification Committee, chaired by Ralph Hogan, with direct assistance from the Advanced Television Systems Committee.

Arkansas Broadcasters Assoc. Chartering SBE Chapter

The Arkansas Broadcasters Association announced today that the association will charter Arkansas’ first Society of Broadcast Engineers  chapter. “We are proud to take this step towards better serving our engineers and believe it will provide our engineers the platform they need to network and strategize on advancing their professions and attracting young talent,” said Ali […]

SBE Re-Elects Jim Leifer As President

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SBE Recognizes Brown, Peterle With Awards

SBE Survey Tracks 2017 Compensation

From April 1 to May 15, 2017, the Society of Broadcast Engineers conducted its second annual compensation survey to determine salary levels and benefits among broadcast and media technology engineers. The complete results of the survey are available at no charge to SBE members as a benefit of membership. SBE members can login to view […]

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SBE Article Examines New EAS Weather Codes

EMPLOYMENT SPECIAL REPORT: TECH

Stations Mobilize To Enlist Tech Staffers

With the technical demands of running TV stations and related digital media increasing and requiring new IT and IP skills, broadcasters can’t just poach new hires from competitors. Among the alternatives are actively recruiting military veterans who have a number of valuable skills, especially IP and RF experience. This is Part III of a three-part series on the challenges facing broadcasters in finding the right people for the rights jobs.  Part I focused on the impact digital is having on station sales hiring and tactics. in Part II: It used to be a given that news managers would readily move it if meant a bigger market and a larger paycheck. Not anymore. Read all the stories here.

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SBE To Stream Annual Meeting Live Oct. 14

Miller, Baldridge Win Top SBE Awards

Society Of Broadcast Engineers Elects New Fellows

SBE Founder John Battison Dies At 96

Radio’s Hogan Re-Elected SBE President

Ralph Hogan, director of engineering for KJZZ-FM/KBAQ-FM, Tempe, Ariz., wins second term in first-ever online balloting. Election also brings newcomers to board: Andrea Cummis,  WNET New York; John Heimerl,  WHRO-TV/WHRO-FM/ WHRV-FM Norfolk, Va.; and Wayne M. Pecena, Texas A&M University.

SBE Founder John Battison Dies At 96

Boswell, Pecena, Orban Win Top SBE Awards

Recipients of the 2012 SBE National Awards have been announced by the Society of Broadcast Engineers. Presentation of the Robert W. Flanders SBE Engineer of the Year Award to Wiely Boswell and the James C. Wulliman SBE Educator of the Year Award to Wayne Pecena, takes place during the SBE National Meeting in October along […]

SBE Elects New Board, Chooses Hogan As Pres.

The Society of Broadcast Engineers today announced the results of the 2011 election for the national board of directors. Ralph Hogan, CPBE, DRB, CBNT was elected as the society’s president. Hogan is the director of engineering for KJZZ, KBAQ, SunSounds of Arizona, in Tempe, Ariz. Others serving one-year terms as officers, which begin on Sept. 28 are: Vice President — […]

Grossniklaus Is SBE’s Engineer Of The Year

Al Grossniklaus, WTHR Indianapolis director of engineering, is chosen by the Society of Broadcast Engineers to receive its Broadcast Engineer of the Year Award at SBE’s annual meeting on Sept. 28.

SBE: Sharing In 7, 13 GHz Bands A Bad Idea

The Society of Broadcast Engineers told the FCC in comments that proposed rule changes allowing fixed-service operations to share the 7 GHz and 13 GHz bands would directly affect broadcasters and be “exceptionally difficult” to accomplish.