CBS Local Digital Media has announced the promotion of David Bialik to director of streaming operations for CBS Local Digital Media. He previously held the title of senior stream engineer. He has been with the company since 2011, when he was hired as project manager in streaming operations.
Bialik is a fellow of the Audio Engineering Society, co-chair of the AES’s Technical Committee for Broadcast and Online Delivery, and is long-time chairman of the Broadcast and Streaming Sessions for the AES Convention. He has served on every AES Javits Center Convention Committee. He performed similar duties for the past five California conventions.
He has been a broadcast engineer in U.S. major market radio since 1983, beginning in the field while an undergraduate student at The American University, where he also served as general manager of the student radio station. Bialik went on to work for Washington NPR affiliate WAMU(FM) and at the NAB’s Science & Technology Department, during which time he contributed to the NAB Engineering Handbook.
In 1991, Bialik was named chief engineer of United Broadcastings’ WKDM in New York. In 1992, he transitioned to Bloomberg’s WBBR, where he was named the station’s first chief engineer.
Bialik formed a systems engineering consultancy in 1995 and since has advised on studio construction, computer networking, voice over IP telephony and internet streaming projects.
He lives in New City, New York, with his wife and children.