Loading…
avatar for John Kean

John Kean

Cavell & Mertz
Senior Engineer
Manassas, Virginia, USA

Contact Me

John applies 40 years of experience in television and radio technology.  As Senior Technologist at National Public Radio until 2015, he directed network projects and technical studies at NPR Labs.  He started in radio as an FM chief engineer in San Diego, leaving to join NPR in 1980.  He provided 15 years of consulting engineering at Jules Cohen and Associates and Moffet Larson and Johnson before returning to NPR.  He currently is a member of Cavell Mertz and Associates and holds a U.S. patent.

John is a recipient of Engineering Achievement Awards from both the NAB and the Association of Public Radio Engineers. He authored chapters of the NAB Engineering Handbook, editions 7, 8, 9 and 11, and remains active in the Audio Engineering Society and National Radio Systems Committee where he has chaired numerous committees.
  • Timezone
  • Filter By Date AES Fall Online Convention Oct 11 -31, 2021
  • Filter By Venue Online
  • Filter By Type
  • Acoustics & Psychoacoustics
  • Applications in Audio
  • Archiving & Restoration
  • Audio Builders Workshop
  • Audio for Cinema
  • Broadcast & Online Delivery
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • E-Briefs on-demand
  • Education
  • Electronic Dance Music
  • Electronic Instrument Design & Applications
  • Game Audio & XR
  • Hip-Hop/R&B
  • Historical
  • Immersive Music
  • Immersive & Spatial Audio
  • Networked Audio
  • Papers on-demand
  • Recording & Production
  • Sound Reinforcement
  • Special Event
  • Tech Tours
  • Technical Committee Meeting
  • Company
  • Subject
  • Area