David Tallacksen spends most days immersed in music and technology. As Vice President of Operations and Engineering at WBGO he manages all technical operations and facilities. He has overseen the relocation of WBGO’s transmitter, two website redesigns, and more than 100 live broadcasts and many more recordings. Tallacksen started his career in public radio at WNIJ in DeKalb, IL and previously served as news host and producer at KMUW in Wichita, KS. Tallacksen received his B.A. in Music from Northern Illinois University.