Jay Grote

IT Broadcast Engineer

Jay Grote is responsible for the IT needs for Alaska Public Media. He comes from the west end of the Husker state where he has previous experience in IT and a wealth of knowledge and experience in radio and TV alike. He is helping Alaska Public Media continue to keep Alaskans informed by increasing system reliability and efficiency on a daily basis.

Jay brings his skill from Western Nebraska Community College, (“Go Cougars!”) and his degree from Doane University (“Go Tigers!”). He was a Nebraska Broadcasters Association scholarship recipient while he was general manager for the campus station KDNE and also technical director for the campus TV station. He is well known at home for volunteering in 4-H, campus student organizations, along with service to museums and local broadcasters.

Jay enjoys woodworking – he built his own desk last year – and videography.