Harvey Arnold is Senior Vice President, Engineering for Sinclair Broadcast Group and has been with the company for 25 years. He is responsible for engineering activities, supporting approximately 185 television stations spanning over 600 channels in 86 markets.
Prior to joining Sinclair, Arnold spent 17 years with North Carolina Public Television, where he managed and expanded the engineering as well as transmission activities of one of the largest state-wide Public Television networks in the country. Harvey served as an engineering consultant for PBS and its member stations. He was an active member of the FCC Advisory Committee for Advanced Television Service (ACATS) to develop the ATSC standard and to implement over-the-air digital television in the United States.
Harvey holds a BS in Communications from the University of Wisconsin. He is a member of the SMPTE Board of Editors and is a SMPTE Fellow. Additionally, Harvey serves as Vice-Chair of the NAB TV Technology Committee. He is active in many broadcast-related technical organizations such as ATSC, Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) and The Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE). Harvey is the recipient of the Broadcasting & Cable Technical Leadership Award.