Conrad Trautmann is now vice president of engineering and technology for Westwood One. He has been with the company for five years, first as VP of radio network engineering and operations in New York and Washington, then in an expanded role as SVP overseeing metro traffic and Shadow Broadcasting's radio engineering. Recently, he assumed responsibility for corporate telecommunications.
Prior to Westwood One, Trautmann had worked in engineering, operations and IT in local radio at stations such as WBAB(FM) in Long Island, N.Y. and news/talk WSYR(AM) in Syracuse, N.Y.
Trautmann also is certified as a Professional Broadcast Engineer by the Society of Broadcast Engineers and is serving a second term on the national board of directors.