Chapter Meeting Wednesday, September 29, 11:30am
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This month's topic will be an open discussion of broadcast related topics. Have a question? Want to discuss latest broadcast tech or regulatory related developments? This is the place to be.

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KETV Channel 7 in Omaha has an opening for a Broadcast IT Engineer. If you would like to apply for this position or find out more information, click here.

The University of Nebraska Lincoln, College of Journalism and Mass Communications has a Technical Director position open. This position oversees the operation of the college's television studio and radio station, KRNU-FM. For more information or to apply, click here.

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  When you are ready to take an SBE certification exam, please fill out the appropriate application and send it into the SBE National office.
To find out more on SBE Certification go here.
The local Certification Chair is Jim Leedham
You may also contact Megan at the national SBE Certification Office:
Certification is an excellent way to learn new skills and move up in your chosen profession!
There are many certification levels in radio, TV
and Computer Networking.  
You are encouraged to study and prepare for these valuable exams.
The study software is a good tool to help you know
when you are ready for a particular level.
OFFICERS of SBE Chapter 74

 Chapter Chair
Mark Voris, KVSS-FM

Frequency Coordinator:
Kevin Faris

Chapter Vice Chair
Darrel Sudduth, Retired

Chapter Secretary & Newsletter:
Matt Sperling, Nebraska Public Media
Jim Leedham CPBE/CBNT

Chapter Treasurer: 
Stephen Miller


Jeff Heins, My Bridge Radio
Website www.sbe74.org :
Joe Meldrum, KETV ABC 7

Social Media:
James Duchesneau, Nebraska Public Media
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Broadcast IT Engineer

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​The University of Nebraska Lincoln College of Journalism and
Mass Communications

Technical Director

This position oversees the operation of the college's television studio and radio station, KRNU-FM. . For more information or to apply, click here.