Philadelphia SBE & SMPTE Joint Meeting Notice
Guests and Non-members welcome
December 15, 2015
Giant Supermarket Community Room
Willow Grove, PA
Presentation: KREX – The Real World of Disaster Recovery
For most engineers, the “Disaster Recovery Plan” stored on their hard drive is a rarely updated and sketchy plan of what should be done if the station is destroyed. Find out what real world lessons in disaster planning were learned when the CBS and Fox affiliate in Grand Junction, Colorado burned completely to the ground and the Super Bowl was just two weeks away. This presentation is a recording of a live webinar.
SBE Recertification Credit
The completion of this webinar from Webinars by SBE qualifies for 1 credit, identified under Category I of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications.
Presenter: Skip Erickson – Director, System Architects, Americas at Snell/Quantel
Skip Erickson began his career in broadcasting at KSL-TV in 1976 as a news photographer and built their first ENG truck. Holding a number of positions in news and technical management in the early 1980’s; he joined WCCO-TV as Technical Manager for their Washington, DC Bureau in 1985. In 1991, Erickson was appointed the Director of Engineering at WCCO in Minneapolis and remained there until 1999 when he became the Director of Technology at KARE-TV, Minneapolis. In 2003, he moved to Denver to be the VP of Engineering for Fox O&O KDVR/KFCT and then worked as a system engineer for Beck Associates in 2005 and 2006.
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