WAPT Names Thomas Michael Petti Director of Engineering

By Kevin Eck 

WAPT in Jackson, Mississippi has hired Thomas Michael Petti as director of engineering.

Petti brings over a decade of experience in broadcasting to the Hearst owned ABC affiliate.

“Thomas Petti has an impressive track record in the broadcasting industry, and we are thrilled to have him join our team at 16 WAPT,” said Peter Keith, president and general manager of WAPT. “His expertise and experience will be invaluable as we continue to provide our viewers with high-quality programming and the latest in broadcasting technology.”

Since starting his broadcasting career in 2008 as a Broadcast Engineer for KTKA ABC in Topeka, Kansas, Petti has held a number of key roles in the industry, including assistant chief engineer at WEWS in Cleveland, Ohio and senior engineer at both the Cleveland Clinic and PBS station WVIZ.