AES Member Profile

Jay Yeary

Jay Yeary

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Audio Fields:

  • Broadcasting - Archiving/Restoration
  • Recording Industry - Post Production
  • Recording Industry - Archiving/Restoration
  • Recording Industry - Film/Video Sound
  • Broadcasting - Internet Distribution
  • Broadcasting - Radio
  • Broadcasting - Television Sound
  • Live Sound - Concert Sound

Job Duties:

  • Owner/Director
  • Author/Journalist/Technical Writer
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Editor
  • Mixer
  • Sound Designer
  • Systems Designer


Jay Yeary is an audio engineer specializing in broadcast and media. His professional experience includes FOH, live broadcast mixing, sound design, music editing, and technical broadcast engineering. For five years he was the author of the "Inside Audio" column for TV Technology Magazine.

Jay is an AES Fellow, two-time chair of the Atlanta AES section, a member of SMPTE, SBE, and the Texas Association of Broadcasters. He is currently the treasurer of the Central Texas Section.

After nearly three decades in Atlanta, he relocated in 2015 to San Antonio, Texas with his wife Anne and pup Coco.

AES Awards

In 2014, James Yeary was presented with the AES Fellowship Award in recognition of his outstanding leadership, service, and dedication to the AES Atlanta Section, and for achieving quality audio projects at Turner Studios over a long period.

Non-AES Awards & Award Nominations

Emmy Award for Outstanding Collaborative Achievement in Audio "The Braves Do It"

Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement, Television News Excellence in Audio "First Down By A Nose"

Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement, Television News Excellence in Audio "TV Violence Special - Open"

Emmy Award for Outstanding Collaborative Achievement in Audio "College Football Campaign"

Education Background

English/Engineering - Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, GA

Employment History

2017-present: Ford Audio-Video
2014-present: Self-employed freelancer at Transient Audio Labs
Sep 2015-Oct 2016: Chief Engineer at JHM
1988-2014: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
1987-1988: Radio Producer - Real Life Media
1984-1987: Senior Audio Engineer - WOF TV
1977-1984: Audio Engineer - PTL TV

Related Experience

Musician, Listener

Why Am I An AES Member?

When I think about the AES, I think about education and the prospect of sharing my passion for audio with others. There is always something new to learn and if we stop learning we stop growing. AES membership gives us the ability to delve into the history of audio while contributing to its future.

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