Fred is the principal of BeckTV, and a Senior Systems Engineer. He is also the primary client contact, providing consulting, facility design, coordination with architects and building engineers, equipment specifications, documentation, and on-site supervision. BeckTV has grown from 7 to 45 employees, and has expanded their offices from one to three since Fred took over his father’s integration company in 1982. Before entering the field of broadcast engineering, Fred received a dual degree in electrical engineering and architecture, and has combined these sensibilities in completing over 240 broadcast and cable projects in the last 25 years.
BeckTV has designed and built more professional broadcast television facilities for more customers than any other systems integrator. The company continues to implement cutting-edge multi-platform technologies not only for traditional broadcasters but also for Internet- or IP-based companies like Yahoo, AT&T, Silver Chalice, The Switch, and QVC. Beck TV is currently part of design teams building new facilities in Seattle, Houston, and Omaha. Beck TV’s extensive portfolio also includes mobile television trucks for IMS Productions, Token Creek, Game Creek Video, MTV, Crosscreek, and Turner Sports. BeckTV has designed and built sports venues and solutions for college and professional teams. During the 2015 NAB Show, BeckTV will highlight its comprehensive services and ability to provide clients with a one-stop shop for all design and integration services. The company’s focus is to offer clients end-to-end solutions that look to future distribution and monetizing methodologies. BeckTV provides comprehensive space planning, design, engineering, purchasing, and integration services and leverages extensive in-house metal, composite, and wood fabrication capabilities to create truly customized client-based solutions.