Jon Anderson

Chief Engineer


Jon Anderson is an integral part of the Communication Department. As Chief Engineer of the Communications Center, Jon keeps the equipment in the SAUtv studio operating and assists with KALA-FM.

He began working in broadcasting at WQUA-AM and KRVR-FM in 1981 and remained there through several ownership changes before leaving the eight stations of the Quad City Radio Group. He joined WQAD-TV in 1982 in operations and maintenance and started at St. Ambrose in 1990.

He is a Certified Broadcast Technologist by the SBE and holds an FCC General Class license. He is an amateur radio operator (KA0CPJ) and is a member of the ARRL, SBE, IEEE, and SMPTE.


Education and Training


  • Benedictine College
  • Hamilton Technical College

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