This was an Ampex Professional Reel-to-Reel, Mono of course, that my father sold in the early sixties (to a radio station) to purchase a Crown 800 and a couple of Revox’s stereo reels, and rack mount them in what we called our “Hi-Fi Room.” Click on photo to see the Crown.

Born: 12/26/1957, Jersey City, N.J.

Raised: Paterson and Deal, N.J.

1997-present Network Television News  Field Producer

At the 2012 All-Star Game | Note from ABC News President | Memorabilia from 5 weeks of work in Florida for ABC News.

Produce segments for major U.S. networks, including: ABC, CBS, NBC, Discovery Channel, E!, Food Network, RTL and Pro Sieben German Television. Most recently, shooting and editing for regional television show called “That’s My Farm.”

More clips at http://www.wbworks.com/reel.html, or Jim Doblin’s You Tube Channel 2006-2012.

1997- present Web Hosting, Publishing and Design WBWORKS, Topeka KS (wbworks.com) Most of the new sites are Word Press generated.

Morning Radio News Anchor WIBW-AM, Topeka KS -2007 Kansas Association of Broadcasters: Best Newscast and Best Series/Feature -2008 KAB Best Series/Feature: “Patient Safety: A Deadly Decision.” Samples at http://www.wbworks.com/radio 2004.

Media Coordinator AAA Kansas Public relations spokesman, corporate newsletter publisher Organized AAA Auto Skills KS/MO Competition 2002-2003 Corporate Video

Producer DHTV Productions, Overland Park, KS  (dhtvproductions.com.) Producer, writer, and voice talent for corporate videos and a weekly business program

Circa 1987 @ WIBW TV

1986-1996 Executive Producer/Assistant News Director WIBW-TV, Topeka, KS Produced newscasts, series reporting, and weekly Crime Stoppers report. Oversaw operation of the UNIX computer system serving all news, radio, and networks Managed daily web site Coordinated election result gathering for local and state elections and special reports.

Challenger Disaster Badge-1986



1985-1986 Reporter/Anchor KTRH Radio, Houston, TX  1982-1985

Doug Cummings(L) & Jim Doblin: The 580 Morning Watch Team



1982-1985 Reporter/Anchor/ND WIBW Radio, Topeka, KS


University of Missouri-Columbia,  B.A., Journalism,  1980

Crime Stoppers of Greater Topeka Board of Directors(1997-present)

Salvation Army of Topeka Advisory Board Member (2009-present)

Washburn University Marathon Running Club-Member, 2013

“Are we finished here?”
OKC Memorial Marathon(1/2), May,2011