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Frank Wells

Frank Wells

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Audio Field:

  • Marketing and Communications

Job Duties:

  • Author/Journalist/Technical Writer
  • Consultant


Audio industry veteran technologist and journalist Frank Wells is a Past President of the Audio Engineering Society and currently serves the Society as Director of Communications. After 20 years in the trenches as a USAF radio tech, a broadcast engineer and running tech services in a multi-room recording complex on Nashville's Music Row, Wells began a trade journalism career which included 15 years as Editor of Pro Sound News. Alongside his AES responsibilities, he continues to work within the professional audio industry in content creation, public relations and marketing, and as a founding board member of the industry self-help non-profit corporation, the Nashville Engineer Relief Fund.

AES Awards

In 2018, Frank Wells was presented with the AES Fellowship Award for advancing the audio industry through decades of broad contributions to the Society, as a technologist and as a professional audio journalist.

Education Background

BS Middle Tennessee State University

Employment History

Independent Radio Engineer
Audio Media
Pro Sound News/Surround Professional/Pro Audio Review
Independent Communications and Creative Consultant (Clients include AES, Blank Canvas Publishing (Worship AVL, PAA/PAME), Clyne Media)

Related Experience

AES Committee Member (former chair), Nashville Section
AES Board of Governors
Former President of the AES
Secretary, Nashville Engineer Relief Fund

Why Am I An AES Member?

To learn continuously, to give back to my industry, to network, to be immersed in the Pro Audio Community. AES is its Membership and its membership is family.


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