Manager; Executive Producer; Media Executive; Classical Music, Immersive & Surround Specialist
Arizona PBS & Audio Engineering Society
As an accomplished leader in coordinating and managing audio-media productions, Alex Kosiorek leads projects that promote high-quality reproduction, mixing and mastering, all through technologically advanced concepts. His expertise incorporates codec implementation, surround sound, immersive, loudness management, live broadcasting, short and long-form productions, systems design and copyright compliance.
Kosiorek’s current roles include: Manager of the award-winning production service Central Sound at Arizona PBS; Executive Producer of Classical Arizona PBS productions; as well as serving as Audio Engineering Society (AES) Vice President for the Western Region of USA/Canada. Kosiorek also serves on the AES’s technical committee on “Recommendation for Loudness of Audio Streaming and Network File Playback.”
As part of Arizona PBS, a member-supported community service of Arizona State University based at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Kosiorek oversees recording productions, end-to-end management of production facilities, and affiliation with dozens of recognized artists and arts
Kosiorek served as Director of Recording Services at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he oversaw the modernization of the department. At CIM, he completed the first THX PM3-certified studio in a music conservatory worldwide, becoming the first conservatory to launch multi-platform mobile applications. Kosiorek also served as audio recording and mastering engineer for the Corbett Studio at Cincinnati Public Radio, where he was instrumental in creating the first U.S. radio station to initiate surround programming.
Kosiorek served as engineer for the former Radio Smithsonian, worked on the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympic Games, and was designated as the first Audio Engineer Fellow for the New World Symphony, recording the symphony’s European tour in the great halls of Europe. Kosiorek earned his degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, with supplemental graduate education from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Bowling Green State University.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT