Dan Jones Biography
I worked at WLOQ(-FM 103.1) in 1970. I remember it was Violet (Sidebottom) who first showed me the operation. I also remember the day I helped train Louis Satmaria. Later I worked at WHOO-AM 990 and WHOO-FM 96.5 as Assistant Chief Engineer and after obtaining my B.S. from Florida Technological University in 1976, I headed off to California. I was Chief Engineer for KSTN-AM and FM in Stockton and later Chief Engineer for KUOP-FM at the University of the Pacific also in Stockton. In 1979, I took a position at National Public Radio in Washington DC. I worked as an Electronic Engineer specializing in equipment maintenance. This year is my 25th with NPR. For the past 20, I have been employed as a Systems Technical Center Technician. I am a Master Control operator for National Public Radio's Public Radio Satellite System.