William T. Hayes

William T. Hayes

Director of Engineering and Technology, Iowa Public Television, USA. , IEEE Broadcast Technology Society

Bill Hayes has worked in broadcasting, in both radio and television, since 1973.  He received a Bachelor's Degree in Communications in 1977. With extensive experience in planning, designing and constructing television stations, Bill is currently responsible for the planning and development of all technology projects at Iowa Public Television including RF transmission and studio origination facilities throughout the state.  Active in future broadcast planning nationally and internationally, Bill serves on a number of committees developing standards for emerging media technologies and the next generation of terrestrial digital television. A Fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. he currently serves as the Central Regional Governor. He is also a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and currently serves as the president of the Broadcast Technology Society. He was honored by the Society of Broadcast Engineers as their Educator of the Year in 2007 for his work educating the industry and the public regarding digital television. He is also a member of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers.

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