Chief Engineer Elected Chairman

By: Rich Sobolewski
By: Rich Sobolewski

Knoxville (WVLT) – The chief engineer at WVLT will be taking on a very prestigious job.

Doug Stallard, Vice President and Chief Engineer at WVLT-TV, has been elected Chairman of the Knoxville Chapter of the Society of Broadcast Engineers.

Stallard will be no stranger to the position, he was elected chairman in 2001 and in 2002. Stallard has also served as Vice Chairman in 2003 and 2004.

Doug credits the support of his wife Mary and son Chris for years of success in broadcasting.

Stallard began his career in radio in 1972 and received his FCC license in 1973. He made the jump to television in 1978 as an engineer at WKXT, which later became WVLT.

Doug is a Certified Professional Broadcast Engineer and a Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist.

The Society of Broadcast Engineers is a trade organization of more than 5,000 broadcast professional dedicated to the advancement of all types of broadcast engineering.

Congratulations Doug!

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