Beyond Broadcast Conference, Berkman Center, Harvard University: Skip Pizzi speaks at a session entitled "What Emerging Participatory Web Services Are Doing." Photo by Steve Behrens.
Internet Caucus Advisory Committee Tech Fair, Washington, DC: Skip Pizzi demonstrates Microsoft's latest media technologies to U.S. Senators, Representatives and their staffs.
Skip Pizziis a digital media consultant specializing in broadcast technology applications. His background includes 11 years at Microsoft Corporation, where he served as Senior Policy Analyst in the company’s Entertainment & Devices Division, advising its legal staff and outside counsel on technical issues, informing product developers about pertinent regulatory requirements, and developing the company’s media-related public and business policies. He also represented Microsoft in digital broadcast regulatory and standards organizations worldwide, and provided corporate liaison to the broadcast technology industry.
Skip is Technology Editor of Radio Ink magazine, where he produces the monthly Tech Ink section, and writes the "Cliff Effect" column that appears in every issue. Previously he was Contributing Editor at Radio World newspaper, where he wrote “The Big Picture” column that appeared in every issue. Skip was also Editor-in-chief at Intertec Publishing Corporation, publisher of Broadcast Engineeringand BE Radio (now Radio) magazines. Previously he spent 13 years at National Public Radio (NPR), as an Audio Engineer, Engineering Supervisor and Technical Director of numerous award-winning programs; he also founded the company’s technical training program.
Skip has advised many broadcasters worldwide, both commercial and public. He is currently at work on a NAB FASTROAD-funded project developing an Electronic Program Guide (EPG) for digital radio in the U.S., and a book on IP-based audio systems for Focal Press.
He is a frequent speaker at international conferences on broadcasting, audio and music, and has co-chaired the Surround Sound Audio Task Group of the U.S.’s National Radio Systems Committee. Skip also serves as a judge for the National Television Academy’s “Technical Emmy” Awards. He holds a B.A. from Georgetown University, where he studied Fine Arts, International Economics and Electrical Engineering.
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