TAMPA, Fla. (June 3, 2014) – WUSF Public Media announced Max Sitero has joined the organization as the director of engineering. With more than 30 years of experience, Sitero has established himself as one of nation’s leading radio broadcast engineers. He will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining the technical integrity of all broadcast facilities for WUSF including maintenance and compliance. He will lead a team of engineers and will be part of the leadership team for WUSF Public Media.
“Max Sitero has outstanding leadership skills for a team that provides comprehensive services for WUSF Public Media’s technical infrastructure and properties,” said JoAnn Urofsky, general manager of WUSF Public Media.
Prior to joining WUSF Public Media, Sitero was the regional director of engineering at Univision Radio in Miami, Florida. Throughout his career, he has been the regional director of engineering for Clear Channel Broadcasting and the director of engineering at American Radio Systems. Sitero was also the corporate director of engineering for TK Communications where he oversaw broadcast stations in Dallas, San Antonio, Orlando and Miami. As the chief engineer of various radio station groups, Sitero has handled broadcasts for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Miami Dolphins, the Baltimore Orioles, the Miami Heat and the World Cup in Seoul, Korea.
Sitero holds an Engineering Certification in Radio Frequency from Erwin Technical. He also has several professional certifications including a FCC First Class License with ship RADAR endorsement, a Society of Broadcast Engineers AM/FM certification, is a CET Certified Electronic Technician, holds a NABER Certification and is a member of the Audio Engineering Society.
WUSF Public Media is a comprehensive media organization that provides media services to the community and businesses through public broadcasting and multi-media production services. Licensed to the University of South Florida, WUSF Public Media has been serving the public interest through programming, educational outreach and community partnerships for 50 years. For more information, visit www.wusf.org.