Jim Doblin’s Bio/Resume

TV Guide September, 1980
1959: 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.

Currently: Topeka, KS.


Network Television News  Field Producer

Since 1997, I’ve produced/edited/shot/written segments for major U.S. & foreign networks, including: ABC, CBS, NBC, Discovery Channel, ESPN, Fox Sports 1, E!, Food Network, RTL and Pro Sieben German Television. Let’s put it this way, I’ve been around even before Columbine (Photo with Harold Dow).

 TV field production
At the 2012 All-Star Game | Note from ABC News President | Memorabilia from 5 weeks of work in Florida for ABC News.
  • I also currently  OMB shoot, host (occasionally), produce, and (FCP) edit a regional TV show called “That’s My Farm.”

Clips : Jim Doblin’s You Tube Channel | Entire Library

Writing Samples

Personal Equipment List(OMB)

1997 – present
Web Hosting, Publishing, Design & SEO expert

I’ve been involved with web hosting and design for the past 20 years; from hand-coding html, to frames(remember Netscape2.0???), to style sheets (CSS, JAVA), to WordPress, Joomla & MySQL. I host 20 websites and email products on an Apache Linux server. I am proud to say I was among the FIRST to put live TV election results simultaneously on the internet. See Page from WIBWTV and the early  DCM newsroom system(UNIX).

Morning Radio News Anchor
WIBW-AM 580, Topeka KS

-2007 Kansas Association of Broadcasters: Best Newscast and Best Series/Feature

-2008 KAB Best Series/Feature: “Patient Safety: Deadly Decisions.”
More audio, podcast and writing Samples on this website.

Media Coordinator
AAA Kansas

Public relations spokesman, corporate newsletter publisher
Organized AAA Auto Skills KS/MO Competition


wpid-2013-10-17_17-29-34_437.jpgCorporate 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

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


KTRH Radio, Houston, TX


circa 1983
Doug Cummings(L) & Jim Doblin: The 580 Morning Watch Team circa 1982.

WIBW Radio, Topeka, KS

University of Missouri-Columbia,  B.A., Journalism,  1980
TV Guide Photo

Crime Stoppers of Greater Topeka Board of Directors(1997-2013)

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

Washburn University Marathon Running Club-Member, 2013

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

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