Jim Doblin has more than 40 years in the broadcast journalism industry including television and radio reporting, anchoring, producing, editing, and a wide spectrum of Internet services. Based in the Kansas City area, I serve clients worldwide and work with many of the top cameramen, sound techs, editors, and talent in the country. Contact me

Salvation Army Promo

2020 marked many sorrows, sacrifices and challenges. Though the long pandemic nightmare, the Topeka Salvation Army provided essential services AND reached out to our community in new ways: 2020 saw the grand opening of three shields boxing academy:  a cooperative after-school program with law enforcement and first responders mentoring kids 4 and up The pandemic

A Jazzy Christmas, 1993

    Download: Side A / Side B Download “Art”   Pardon the hiccups, this was made from 27 year old cassette that got mauled in a machine…or two. Thanks to my old pal Gary Becker. jd.

The Last Days at the Fillmore West

Listen>>>Side 6 for your pleasure..Taj, Elvin, and More!   Rerecorded  with a 1962 Sherwood s-8-0000 iv, a so so turntable.. and, of course, a computer. But the phono pre-amp section of this Sherwood is still excellent and the tube output yields a much warmer sound.

Analog To Digital: Save Those Memories.

 Broadcasters: Have a collection/archive of aging reel to reels, carts, cassettes, or records that you want to preserve in the digital age. I have the resources and the time to help you convert those analog gems into any digital audio format you wish (aiff, mp3, mp4, wav, etc). I have a vintage Crown 800 reel


I’m pleased to be a collaborator on this outstanding, informative, and entertaining website by one of my dearest colleagues in the broadcasting business. Take some time to peruse radiodanakc.com and read and listen to incisive and uplifting stories including podcasts and YouTube content from one of Kansas City’s best voices today. And believe me, I’ve

In search of: the perfect hot dog

I recently revisited some old haunting grounds and compared two of my favorite hot dog joints in Jersey. Now there are at least two or three more in the north Jersey area, but due to time constraints, I choose these two iconic places first. There will be other visists, rest assured. I compliment my photographer


Awards and accolades from years gone by…