Director Of Engineering/IT
Jobie Sprinkle is the director of engineering/IT for WFAE in Charlotte, N.C. Since 1990, Jobie has managed the station’s broadcast and computer operations as well as four radio signals, WFAE in Charlotte and WFHE in Hickory, N.C., and two translators in Laurinburg, N.C., and Southern Pines, N.C. Between 2004 and 2005, he directed WFAE’s studio conversion to full digital operations and conversion of WFAE/WFHE to HD digital radio broadcasting.
Prior to his work with WFAE, Jobie spent time in Asheville, N.C., as director of engineering at WCQS, operations director at WISE and chief engineer at WWNC. Jobie is a founding executive board member, former president, vice president and secretary of the Association of Public Radio Engineers (APRE). He is also a member of NPR’s Public Radio Engineering Advisory Committee.