The Society of Television Engineers

Welcome to the Society of Television Engineers Web Site.  Established in 1940, STE is an organization unique to Los Angeles, Hollywood and the surrounding areas.  Its members include key individuals involved in television broadcast engineering and the manufacture of television broadcast equipment.  The purpose of the STE is to provide a common ground for people in the video, broadcasting and related technologies to meet up, trade experiences and learn about new products and methods.  If you are working in video production, broadcast, post production, or systems design/integration, you will find others with similar backgrounds at the STE.

Dear friends and members,

We hope that you are safe and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself during these uncertain times.

The STE in-person meetings are cancelled through June. July and August are traditionally the hiatus months for STE meetings, so in-person meetings are currently scheduled to resume in September.

The STE Board of Directors has continued to meet regularly to find the best solutions for all us to be connected and engaged. We are working on providing online presentations over the next few months, as is necessary, to follow the local government guidelines regarding social distancing and personal safety and will keep you informed of upcoming scheduled online events. .

Although not an STE event, and event that you need to be aware of is the upcoming “One World: Together At Home” event airing on all of the major networks Saturday, April 18th .  It is an event that several current STE members are heavily involved in and we encourage you to tune in to this extraordinary event. 

Here is a link for more information:

Stay safe stay healthy!

Jeff Longbottom

STE President



STE dinner meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of each month except for July and August. Meeting activities include a social cocktail hour, dinner, a table-by-table industry event reports and introduction of guests. This is followed by a formal program that covers new or interesting broadcast, production and post production systems, standards, products, or techniques.  Meetings are open to anyone interested in the field.

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Previous Presentation Slides
Several of our presenters have made copies of their presentations avalable for download, you can find them on the Previous Meetings page
Board Members & Officers

Board for 2019-2020:

President - Jeff Longbottom
Secretary - Katy Yu

Treasurer - George Hamilton

Charter Members

Tony Cieniewski

Paul Chapman

At-Large Members

Rafic Ghoogassian

Jerry Isenhower

Erik Mahoney