The NAB will present the NAB Engineering Achievement Awards at the 2020 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Nautel Limited’s Jeff Welton will receive the radio award at the We Are Broadcasters Celebration on Tuesday, April 21 at 3 p.m. Established in 1959, the Engineering Achievement Awards are given to individuals who are nominated by their peers for significant contributions to advancing broadcast engineering.
Welton is Regional Sales Manager, Central U.S., for Nautel. He joined the company in 1990 as its first customer service technician and went on to provide field support, conduct site inspections and installations, and develop training materials for both internal and external use.
Welton is also a frequent lecturer and author on digital radio, radio technology, and radio engineering, including numerous articles and three chapters in the 11th edition of the NAB Engineering Handbook. He received the 2019 Association of Public Radio Engineers Engineering Achievement Award and the SBE James C. Wulliman Educator of the Year award in 2018.