James Snyder Senior Systems Administrator, Library of Congress
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The Fellow Grade of membership is awarded to individuals who have, by proficiency and contributions, attained an outstanding rank among engineers or executives in the motion-picture, television or related industries.
James Snyder is an Emmy award winning digital media engineering, data and media archiving, preservation, production and project management specialist. His 36 years’ experience includes television, film, radio, internet and data technologies from traditional analog to cutting-edge digital audio, video, and data technologies. He was awarded a 2007 Technology Emmy for his work on the ATSC digital television standard. Snyder serves as the Senior Systems Administrator for the Library of Congress’ National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) on the Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation in Culpeper, VA. His responsibilities include all audio, video and film preservation and digitization technologies, including long-term planning and implementation, long-term data preservation planning and implementation, technology services to the United States Congress and organizations on Capitol Hill, as well as standards participation and technology liaison with media content producers worldwide. He has worked for many organizations in media, entertainment, and consulted on many types of projects with Sarnoff Corporation, Turner Engineering, CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, the News Corporation, FedNet and multiple agencies of the U.S. Federal government.