Contributor Pro-File: Tom Atkins
Feb 1, 2010 8:00 AM
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Corporate Vice President/Director of Engineering
Atkins has been in broadcasting for more than 35 years working for broadcasting companies including Capital Cities, Taft, Keymarket, Sinclair and Entercom. He started as a disc jockey on WUSJ Lockport, NY, while attending college for engineering science. In later years he worked as an on-air personality and chief engineer for the legendary WKBW Buffalo, NY. His broadcast engineering experience includes 50kW AM directional stations, high-power FM stations, studio re-builds, studio consolidation, transmitter site rebuilds, computer software writing, computer maintenance and television engineering. Along with his engineering experience, he is experienced in voice-over production and radio programming.
This FM/AM combo in Olean, NY, was tasked with rebuilding radio studios while keeping the operation running from the same studios....