ason Ornellas was awarded the 2020-2021 “Excellence in Engineering” by Radio World for numerous facility builds and helping push the industry forward. He has been involved in broadcast engineering for almost fifteen years, first as a station engineer, to a Chief Engineer, Director of Engineering and now a Regional Director of Engineering for Bonneville International West Coast Region. He has worked in both mid and major markets. He has since managed technical operations, system designs, building integration, seven figure budgets, constructed facilities for CBS Sports Radio (Jim Rome), Bonneville Bay Area and various transmitter site facilities. He is a member of the NAB Radio Tech Committee, chair of the PPM Subgroup committee of Next Gen Radio Architecture, NAB Broadcasting & IT Conference Committee member for the 2020 and 2021 NAB Show. He is currently serving his 2nd term as a member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers board of directors and is certified by the Society of Broadcast Engineers as a Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer (CBRE).
- Software Encoder Creates Forward Momentum for the Industry, Part II
- Saturday, October 9 • 3:20 PM - 3:45 PM PT
- Hybrid Radio
- Tuesday, October 12 • 10:40 AM - 12:00 PM PT
- Mitigating Facility Risks (Physical and Cyber)
- Tuesday, October 12 • 3:20 PM - 4:40 PM PT