Broadcast Engineer

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Shikara Kuhnert

shikara.kuhnert@gmail.com | (295) 116-5717 | Portland, ME

Summary


Experience


Broadcast Engineer at WGME, MEMay 2022 - Present

  • Successfully installed and maintained a new digital audio console in the newsroom, which increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Created and implemented a plan to reduce on-air dead air by 50%, which was successful within 2 months.
  • Successfully troubleshot and repaired a broken microwave transmitter, returning it to working order within 24 hours.
  • Successfully completed required continuing education courses for broadcast engineering certification.
  • Mentored 4 junior engineers, helping them develop their skills in troubleshooting and repair of broadcasting equipment.

Senior Broadcast Engineer at MPBN, MEAug 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Upgraded the facility’s audio console, which improved sound quality and reduced noise levels.
  • Implemented a new signal processing system that increased clarity and decreased distortion.
  • Designed and installed a new antenna system that boosted reception by 15%.
  • Led the team that converted the station to HD broadcasting.
  • Installed energy-efficient lighting in studio & office areas, saving $500/month on electricity bills.

Lead Broadcast Engineer at WCSH, MEJul 2015 - Jun 2020

  • Successfully led a team of broadcast engineers in developing and implementing new technologies that increased the efficiency of the broadcasting process by 15%.
  • Successfully completed all assigned tasks within budget and ahead of schedule.
  • Developed innovative methods for troubleshooting complex technical problems, resulting in a decrease in downtime by 20%.
  • Trained and mentored junior staff members, contributing to an overall increase in departmental morale and productivity.

Education


Associate of Science in Broadcast Engineering at University of MaineAug 2011 - May 2015

I've learned how to operate and maintain broadcast equipment, how to set up and take down a broadcast system, and how to troubleshoot and repair problems with broadcast equipment.

Skills


  • Audio engineering
  • Video engineering
  • Broadcast automation
  • Transmitter maintenance
  • Antenna systems
  • RF propagation
  • Satellite communications

Shantelle Baietto

shantelle.baietto@gmail.com | (731) 224-2147 | 1222 West Jackson Boulevard,

Summary


Experience


Broadcast Engineer at WLS-TV, ILApr 2022 - Present

  • Successfully installed and maintained broadcasting equipment for a large news station.
  • Ensured that all broadcasts were aired on time and with high quality audio/visuals.
  • Worked closely with the production team to ensure smooth operation of live broadcasts.
  • Troubleshot any issues that arose during broadcasts, often under tight deadlines.
  • Managed a team of junior broadcast engineers, providing training and guidance as needed.

Senior Broadcast Engineer at WBBM-TV, ILJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully engineered and launched 4 new HD radio stations in the market.
  • Successfully migrated 2 legacy radio stations to a new streaming platform with zero down time.
  • Successfully installed a $1.5M transmitter upgrade that increased power by 50% while reducing energy consumption by 30%.
  • Wrote custom software to automate many of the station's daily tasks, saving an estimated 10 hours per day in labor costs.
  • Developed innovative methods for improving signal coverage and reducing interference.

Lead Broadcast Engineer at WGN-TV, ILJul 2015 - May 2019

  • Implemented a new audio mixing console that increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Trained three junior engineers in broadcast engineering best practices.
  • Researched and wrote a white paper on emerging technologies in the broadcast industry.
  • Led a team of engineers in designing and building a new studio facility.
  • Developed and implemented a quality control procedure for incoming video feeds.

Education


Associate of Science in Broadcast Engineering at Columbia College ChicagoAug 2011 - May 2015

I've learned to operate and maintain broadcast equipment, as well as to troubleshoot technical problems.

Skills


  • Audio engineering
  • Video engineering
  • Broadcast automation
  • Transmission systems
  • Satellite communications
  • IP networking
  • 7. RF Systems