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Rob Byers

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Member since 2014
  • Business
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Music
  • Other
  • Engineering
  • Editing

About Rob

Rob Byers is the team’s Senior Production Strategist. He worked as a Broadcast Recording Technician at NPR from 2003-2008 and led the part of the audio engineering and operations team at Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media through 2016. Rob joins the NPR Training team after developing a love for education while leading trainings, evangelizing for the use of loudness in production, and writing articles for the likes of Transom and AIR. At MPR|APM, Rob’s work contributed to a Pulitzer and a Peabody, where he also designed studios, helped produce major features from the field, and recorded countless music sessions. He’s an avid cyclist, a drummer, and a lover of jazz.



  • Adobe Audition
  • Cassette Recorder
  • DAT Recorders
  • Final Cut Pro
  • FTP, ISDN etc
  • Hard Disc/Flash recorder
  • Minidisk Recorders
  • Pro Tools
  • Recording Studio
  • Reel to Reel Tape
  • Specialized mics