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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. He was the author of the "Inside Audio" column for TV Technology Magazine for five years.

Jay is an AES Fellow, two-time chair of the Atlanta AES section. He is currently the treasurer of the Central Texas Section.

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

2020-present: Freelance
2017-2020: Ford Audio-Video
2014-2020: 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

Related Experience

Musician, Listener

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