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Joshua Werner

Professional Experience

IT-Communications Specialist, City of Waupaca, Waupaca, WI

August 2011 – Current

  • Responsible for oversight and decision making in the City’s technology department including leadership the of staff and management of the budget
  • Support all IT needs including computers, servers, networks, e-mail, phone system, mobile devices, security camera system and disaster recovery planning
  • Improve the City’s online presence including our websites, social media and transparency efforts
  • Enhanced the government access TV station through improvements in programming and promotions, upgrades to the technical facility and involvement with the community
  • Administrative oversight of city operated wireless ISP

Regional IT Coordinator, NRG Media, Plover, Wausau and Rhinelander, WI locations

June 2007 – July 2011

  • Maintain and troubleshoot all computers, servers, software and our network; assist all users with any problems and training needs; maintain security, backup data, program the phone system,  e-mail administration (Microsoft Exchange) and research and suggest upgrades and improvements
  • Webmaster: design and maintain websites for sixteen radio stations and provide support for all web and media initiatives of our operation including graphic design, video and social networking
  • Programming: Plan and implement small and medium sized web based applications including web based sales, production order and promotion calendar system

IT/Webmaster, Hometown Broadcasting, Berlin, WI

October 2006 – August 2014

  • Maintain all IT and network equipment, ensure operation of radio station on air broadcast systems and online audio streaming, build and maintain station websites
  • Assist with technical needs, programming, station operations and serve as Chief Operator

Station Manager/Webmaster, 90.3 WRST-FM, Oshkosh, WI

September 2003 – May 2007

  • Define and submit yearly budget; primary decision maker in regard to station spending
  • Guide, train and supervise on and off air station staff with respect to station and university policy
  • Maintain legal and technical operation of the station
  • Created and maintained the station website and established the station’s streaming server and webcasting service


University of Wisconsin Oshkosh – Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude)
Graduation May 2007

Major: Radio-TV-Film
Minor: Computer Science
Overall GPA: 3.648
Major GPA: 3.866
Honor Roll: 3 semesters
Dean’s List: 4 semesters
Organizations: WRST Radio, Titan TV, Society of Broadcast Engineers Student Chapter 80.1

Skills & Proficiencies

Network Administration: Experience with Windows 2008R2 and 2012R2 Server, Active Directory, Group Policy, routers, firewalls, VPNs, switches, network cabling, data backup and recovery, computer imaging, virtual servers and remote support

Software: Knowledge of the following software: Microsoft Office 2010 & 2013, Microsoft Visio, Adobe Photoshop, Sony Vegas, Adobe Audition, All Windows Operating Systems including 7, 8, 8.1 and Mac OS

Computer Hardware: Experience with the installation and repair of all computer components including cards, drives, memory and power supplies

Web/Programming:  Experience in PHP, HTML, CSS, MySQL, WordPress and Content Management Systems

Awards & Certifications

  • Leadership Waupaca County – Class XV Graduate – 2014
  • Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce RUBY Award Nominee – 2014
  • LFS101x: Introduction to Linux – Online Course through edX – 2014
  • Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Student Awards for Excellence – First Place Website 2006, Second Place Website 2007
  • WRST Outstanding Achievement Award – 2005
  • Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award