Jim Oster

Jim Oster

Broadcast Systems Design Engineer

Jim Oster has more than 40 years of experience in the broadcast television and post-production industry. His responsibilities at DCA include broadcast systems design and commissioning.

Mr. Oster produces professional designs and systems engineering support required to take a turnkey broadcast/media/AV system project from inception to completion. He has experience using AutoCAD and cable database programs to design video, audio, control, LAN and communications systems.

Prior to joining DCA, Mr. Oster was Sr Managing Engineer for CEI, Managing Engineer for CBS Television in NY including responsibility for the new CBS This Morning show. Previously, he was Chief Engineer for corporate AV Systems Integrator Media Vision Integration, Senior Video Engineer for MSNBC Interactive, Director of Engineering and Operations for KDNL-TV, Senior Systems Engineer for Sony Systems Integration and a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force as a Special Electronics Technician. Mr. Oster was awarded a Sports Technical Emmy for his work on the 1996 Summer Olympics for NBC Television.

Education, Training, and Associations:

  • Society of Broadcast Engineers, CBT, CBNT Certification and Senior Member
  • SMPTE member
  • InfoComm member