Mark Jahnke is Vice President of Engineering and Technology, and brings to the position fifteen years of management experience in public media, corporate and IT institutions. Most recently, he served as the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at the flagship Chicago public stations, WTTW and WFMT. He led the technical support team, managed budgets for capital acquisition, station construction, file-based distribution, and procured state and federal grants for technical equipment and construction. He has directed and participated with engineering and IT teams to maintain studio and operations equipment, IT equipment, and transmitter, satellite and microwave transmission systems. He is a firm believer in world class customer service, mentoring staff, and cross-team collaboration.