Hubbard Radio has announced Alex Brewster as their new Chief Engineer, coming aboard April 15. His new responsibilities will include technical oversight for Hubbard’s KQMV 92.5 FM, KNUC 98.9, KRWM 106.9 FM, KIXI 880 AM, and KKNW 1150 AM
Alex has been recognized as a new generation broadcast engineer, able to meet the challenge of fixing high-powered transmitters and antennas as well as programming studio automation systems and the digital networking that makes it all work together seamlessly. In recognition of his broadcast skills, he was named last year as Seattle SBE Chapter 16 Engineer of the Year.
Alex has been serving as Assistant Chief Engineer at Entercom Communications in Seattle, including KKWF-FM 100.7, KNDD-FM 107.7, KSWD-FM 94.1, KISW-FM 99.9, KHTP-FM 103.7.
Alex’s prior broadcast experience also includes technical support for CBS Seattle radio stations
Alex has also worked in the tower construction business, installing and repairing FM and AM antennas as a professional tower rigger.
Alex’s family includes his wife Marley and three children, Lucy 6, James 5, and Margo 3.
Alex is a member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers and an SBE Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer (CBRE) and Certified Broadcast Network Technologist (CBNT). Alex is also a past board member of SBE Chapter 16, Seattle.
Alex was selected as the Seattle Chapter 16 Engineer of the Year in 2019. He was also recognized by Radio World Magazine as one of the broadcast engineers under 40 who will keep the industry going after the older generation retires.
Alex is also an amateur radio operator, KG7PMD.