Broadcast Continuity in a Pandemic

“Social Distancing” to slow the spread of Coronavirus is changing the way broadcasters are operating. Over the past week or two, broadcast engineers have been charged with setting up the remote studios and broadcast systems allowing on-air talent and other operations workers to do their jobs from home. Plus, they’ve configured studio and “rack room” systems to be run by few or even no people in the main studio building. Some of radio broadcasting’s most active and progressing engineers join Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack for this roundtable discussion, You’re sure to pick up on ideas and inspiration for your own broadcast facility!

Bill Bennett – Media Solutions Manager, ENCO Systems
Gary Kline – Broadcast/Podcast Engineering & IT Consultant
Geary Morrill – Regional Director of Engineering at Alpha Media USA
Jim Armstrong – Director, Eastern US Sales at the Telos Alliance
Mike Sprysenski – Regional Director of Engineering at iHeartMedia
Bryan Waters – Chief Engineer at Cumulus Media, Atlanta
Robbie Green – Director of Technical Operations at Entercom, Houston
Tom McGinley – Chief Engineer at KUFM FM/TV and Engineering Manager at Townsquare Media, Missoula, MT

Chris Tobin, IP-Solutionist
Kirk Harnack, The Telos Alliance, Delta Radio, & South Seas Broadcasting

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