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Doug Irwin, CPBE AMD DRB

Doug Irwin, CPBE AMD DRB

Doug Irwin is a veteran broadcast engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. He is certified as a CPBE by the SBE, with the DRB and AMD specialist certifications. Additionally, he is certified by Cisco Systems as a CCNA. Irwin has been a contributor to Radio magazine since 2001. His writing has been recognized by the Society of Broadcast Engineers in 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2012 by receiving the SBE's Best Technical Article, Book or Program award.

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