CLASS OF 2018
Engineers are the unsung heroes of the broadcasting business, and Mike Gann personifies the best of his profession. Mike is the Assistant Chief Engineer at Omaha’s KMTV.
After earning his Engineering degree from the University of Nebraska in 1974, Mike worked at 50-thousand-watt KFAB for over four years before joining KMTV as a staff engineer. He guided KMTV through a number of technological advancements to continually meet evolving industry standards and is a recognized expert in his field.
Beyond his daily involvement with KMTV’s towers, control rooms, cameras, live trucks, and video streams, Gann is highly respected as a mentor to engineers throughout the region. He has been called upon countless times by colleagues, former coworkers, and even competitors over the years to assist them with his in-depth knowledge of RF (Radio Frequency) engineering.
A portion of Mockingbird Drive next to KMTV was commemorated by the city of Omaha as Mike Gann Boulevard in 2019.