Lucas Wendland – Wartburg College
Lucas is a student engineer for Knight Vision live streaming organization. His responsibilities include setting up and tearing down of cameras and equipment for events. Training student co-workers on use of cameras, graphics, switcher and other video broadcast related equipment. Trouble shooting technical issues prior to and during productions.
Lucas has also been a technical director for our morning newscast. Outside of news and sports he helps to lead the live streaming portion of our campus chapel both running the camera himself and training other students on one camera operation.
Lucas has a vast knowledge of computers and programming which has been very helpful with our live stream based media organization. Lucas currently works part-time as an engineer at the local NBC affiliate gaining a lot of knowledge in all areas of video broadcast including cabling, equipment repair, master control, transmitter tower work and more. His training in our facility and beyond makes him the most important student worker in our organization.
Wendland’s passion and thirst for technical knowledge has inspired him to go into a career in Broadcast Engineering having accepted a full-time position with KWWL after graduation.