Folsom, David A.

Folsom, David A.

CTO & 2021 TV Engineering Achievement Award Winner PearlTV

David Folsom is the retired Chief Technology Officer of Raycom Media Inc (now part of Gray Television). He now consults full time for Pearl TV and is responsible for the management and engineering of the Phoenix Model Market Station Project. He is also the author of the Phoenix Project NextGen TV Host Station Manual as well as the Pearl webinar series about NextGen TV. His focus throughout the development and rollout of NextGen TV is in advancing NextGen TV operational and technical education.

He has been in broadcast and engineering management for well over forty years. His television-engineering career has spanned from commercial design of broadcast equipment and components to traditional broadcast engineering management in commercial, as well as public television.

He is the holder of two television equipment design patents, served on multiple industry standards committees as well as is a licensed private pilot.

Dave resides presently in Montgomery, Alabama with his wife of over 50 years, Kathleen.

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