Ray is former Director of Engineering of Buckley Broadcasting and WOR Radio in New York City. During his 15-year tenure with WOR, he rebuilt the entire facility from microphones to towers. He made WOR the first high-power AM HD radio station in the world. Tom is author of the book “HD Radio Implementation” published by Focal Press. In addition, he has published several papers for the NAB’s Broadcast Engineering Conference, has been on the SBE Board of Directors and was Chairman of SBE Chapter 15 in New York City for 9 years. Tom presently owns Tom Ray Broadcast Consulting and is based in New Windsor, NY. Tom has extensive experience with Burk products.
“As a sales representative for Burk Technology, Tom will be drawing on his experience to assist customers in specifying the best system configurations to meet their needs,” said Matt Leland, Director of Sales for Burk Technology. “Having been a director of engineering for large market radio, he knows what customers need and understands that engineers have to achieve complex goals often within limited budgets. Given his first hand experience and personal drive, we are confident that he will be an invaluable asset to his customers.”
“I’ve been a Burk user for a very long time and am extremely pleased to join the sales team of a company that not only makes top quality products, but is simply top quality in and of itself. I look forward to serving the needs of broadcasters in the New York area and hope that my years of hands-on-experience will offer a unique perspective to my customers,” notes Tom Ray.