(Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS announced today that Jeffrey Yeagley has been appointed Director of Engineering, Information Technology & Emergency Response Systems for the television station. In his new position, Yeagley oversees all information technology, engineering and emergency response operation functions for Vegas PBS and its Educational Media Services.
Before joining the Vegas PBS team, Yeagley was the president and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Comm Enterprises, Inc., where he served as executive consultant for the state of Nevada Division of Emergency Management and Rapport Leadership International. Yeagley has also worked with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department as its Radio Systems and Fleet Operations manager. He has been a Project Manager for Boeing and the Senior Program Manager for P-Com, Inc.
Yeagley received a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Project Management from Capella University; an Associate’s degree in Electronics Systems Technology from the Community College of the Air Force; a Master Graduate in Leadership Development from Rapport Leadership International in Las Vegas, and a diploma in Radio & TV Broadcasting from the Huntington Beach Academy of Radio and TV Broadcasting.
Yeagley is a member of a number of professional organizations including the Society of Broadcast Engineers, Nevada -1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team, Military Affiliated Radio Systems, Amateur Radio Emergency Services, Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services and the Nevada Professional Facility Manager’s Association. He is also a member The Church of South Las Vegas and is a retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant.
About Vegas PBS
Dedicated to enriching the lives of those who call Southern Nevada home, Vegas PBS Channel 10 is America’s most watched PBS station on a per capita basis. Five additional channels are available over the air or on cable and satellite including Create, Vme, Worldview, Rewind and Jackpot.
Vegas PBS expands its television broadcast impact through supplemental materials on Vegas PBS.org, PBSKids.org, PBSKidsGO.org, PBSParents.org and PBSParents.org. Vegas PBS also offers extensive online distance education for workforce development and economic diversification through Vegas Virtual Online Education.
Vegas PBS also provides educational resources to teachers including TeacherLine professional development courses; One Place, an educational media service and online curriculum service. Ready To Learn offers literary and health workshops based on curriculum materials in daytime children’s programs.