Nominate a Public Radio Engineer

APRE seeks to widen its base of nominations
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Do you know a top-notch public radio engineer?

The Association of Professional Radio Engineers is accepting nominations for its annual APRE Engineering Achievement Award, to be presented at the annual NPR Labs/APRE Engineering Dinner in Las Vegas. The deadline for nominations is March 1.

Past honorees are Donald Creighton, vice president of technology for Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media; Richard Cassidy, director of IT and new media for WAMU(FM), Washington; the late Wayne Hetrich, one of NPR’s 30 original employees; Chuck Leavens, director of engineering and information technology management for WDUQ, Pittsburgh; and Marty Bloss, former director of technology at NPR.

The award is for outstanding contributions to the art and/or science of radio engineering that have made a significant impact on, or improvement in the state of public radio.

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