Chuck Leavens, director of engineering and IT management at WDUQ-FM (90.5), was the recipient of the 2008 Engineering Achievement Award from the Association of Public Radio Engineers. Leavens received the award last Friday (4/11) at the organization’s annual conference for maintaining a listserv for public radio engineers.
Leavens has been in broadcast engineering for over 35 years and has performed engineering and on-air duties at several stations. He has also done voiceover work for local and national clients. He began his work at WDUQ in 1989 where he oversees the technical work from the studio to the transmitter as well as maintaining the station’s website which he launched in 1995.