The Technology and People Behind a Radio Station - View the video

Kevin Trueblood

Kevin Trueblood
Broadcast Engineer
Wisconsin Public Radio

821 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706

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Kevin Trueblood has been in the radio business for 14 years. He began working for stations across Illinois as an on-air talent and as a Program Director. Over the last four years Kevin has gone “behind the scenes” to manage the technical side of radio, becoming a Broadcast Engineer for Wisconsin Public Radio.

From the DJ who talks on-air and plays the music, to the person who sets up the prize giveaways, to the person who manages the technology, there’s a lot that happens behind the scenes at a radio station to bring hit songs into your homes and cars. Kevin Trueblood discusses the varying roles in radio, many of which he has held during his career. Now as a Broadcast Engineer, Kevin also explains how the technology makes all of it possible. (Running Time 22:35)