Published on August 28, 2006 by in Bio's, Personal

Evan Elrod

Broadcast Engineer
    2008-Present Bristol Broadcasting Paducah, Ky
  • Part of three man engineering team (with focus being on studio equipment) for 7 stations on 12 signals.
  • Built brand new studios for all stations in 2009, while implementing some of the newest technologies.
Director of Online Operations, IT Manager, & Program Director
    2007-2008 Forever Communications Jackson, Tn
  • Implemented new websites and internet technology for all stations in Forever Communications. (10+)
  • IT manager for local cluster in Jackson. (Computer/network and automation management)
  • Program Director for the new Z105 (Rhythmic AC). Managed 3 DJ’s, created promotions, imaging, and took care of most other operational aspects including implementing the new format. (clocks, liners, etc.)
Broadcast Engineer
    2006-2007 Clear Channel Radio Chattanooga, Tn
  • Assisted Chief Engineer in maintaining of all C.C. stations in the area, including WUSY-FM (US-101).

Broadcast Engineer, Music Director, & Air Talent
    2001-2006 WFGE-FM, WNBS & WRKY-AM Murray, KY
  • Maintained three stations’ equipment 24/7 (Broadcast equipment, computers, transmitters, audio, etc.)
  • Fall 2004: Became Music Director for 100-kw FM country station, & continued to multi-task for the stations & Forever Communications in various capacities including: On-air, production, sports play-by-play, sports-talk shows, and many other aspects of the stations.

Contract Voice Work and Engineering
    2004-Present Various Companies Various Cities in Ky & TN
  • Voiced many projects in conjunction with MSU Video Services. Instruction, tourism, imaging, etc.
  • Cut commercials for WEIO-FM and others when needed.
  • Hosted “The Nameless Show” weekdays on (Rock)
  • Contract engineering for stations, including WMJL in Marion, Ky and WKDZ in Cadiz, Ky

On Camera Talent
    2004-2005 TV-11 (KET2) Murray State University Murray, KY
  • Fall 2004: Host for MSU Tonight
  • Co-Created/Produced and hosted several independent shows, like “Reel Reviews” (Movie review show) and “MSU Patrol” (parody of cops) being the more recognized around the campus.
  • Was the “go-to-guy” for interviews and performed most of the voice work in the MSU media department.

On Air Talent (Disc Jockey)
    2000-2001 WBVR, WGBV-FM Bowling Green, KY
  • Hosted 6-12pm every Sunday Night with “Radioboy” while in college.
  • Back up Engineer for Jeremy Wilkinson1998-2000 WRUS, and The Beaver FM Russellville, KY
  • Worked on WRUS-AM, and WBVR, WVVR, WGBV “The Beaver”
  • Created, hosted, & sold a 15 minute Saturday afternoon show (“Surrounding Sounds”) & a 2-hour show every Saturday night (“The Nameless Show”) both on WRUS-AM
  • Began training as Broadcast Engineer and Music Director.
Studio Building
    1999-2005 WBVR, WRUS, WBIG, Forever Inc. Various cities in KY
  • In charge of the rebuild of WBIG-FM in Mayfield, heavily assisted in putting together studios in Bowling Green for WBVR, in Russellville for WRUS-AM. and a 4-station corporate headquarters for Forever Communications (WBVR, WUHU, WBGN-AM, WLYE) also in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    2001-2005 Murray State University Murray, KY
  • Bachelor of Science degree August 2005
  • Major in Radio, TV, and Electronic media (Program is ACEJMC accredited)
  • Minor in Music (percussion focus)
2000-2001 Western KY University Bowling Green, KY
  • Studied percussion under Chris Norton (as a music major).
  • 1996-2000 Logan County High School Russellville, KY
  • Involved with Co-Op program where I worked at WRUS and “The Beaver FM” every school morning
Instruction Experiences
Radio/Technology Instruction
  • Trained engineer replacement before leaving Murray, Kentucky
  • Trained air talents, board ops, and other jobs positions/duties including regular website maintenance.
Percussion Instructor
    2004-05 Snare tech for “Music City Legend,” DCA corps in Nashville, TN
2003-04 Executive Director and co-founder of AudioVation Indoor Percussion Group in Murray, KY
Summer 2000-2005: Band camp instructor at the following KY high schools: Heath, Hart County, Graves County, and Logan County. Responsibilities included: Percussion instruction (Battery & Front Line), visual coordination, arrangement of music and cadences, equipment repair & maintenance.
  • taught drum set to students privately in several locations.
Swim Instructor
  • Summer 1997 taught swimming lessons. Russellville, KY
Special skills Windows OS’s, Microsoft programs, Adobe Audition, Selector Prophet/NexGen, Maestro, SS32, and computer networking. Photoshop, CMS’s like WordPress, web design, domain/hosting management. Experience with Continental, Harris, and Nautel Transmitters (AM & FM), Arbitron programs like Tapscan, Darts, Delta Flex and all kinds of studio equipment (codecs, etc). I have many other useful skills as well, such as the ability to troubleshoot technical or non-technical problems.
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