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K-State Today

October 25, 2012



Wirka elected to Society of Broadcast Engineers leadership position

By Vern Wirka

Vern Wirka, journalism and mass communications instructor, KSDB-FM chief operator and faculty adviser, now serves as the vice chair for Kansas Chapter 3 of the Society of Broadcast Engineers. The chapter members elected Wirka during their meeting at the recent convention of the Kansas Association of Broadcasters. Wirka is a Society of Broadcast Engineers Certified Professional Broadcast Engineer and has more than 30 years of experience in broadcasting.

Kansas Chapter 3 is affiliated with the national nonprofit professional society, the Society of Broadcast Engineers, serving the professional needs of those persons engaged in broadcast engineering. As Chapter 3 vice chair, Wirka coordinates programs and presentations for continuing education and the advancement of the broadcast engineering profession.