Lighthouse Video Services’ principal, Scott E. Smith, is a 27-year veteran of the broadcast television, satellite and cable television industry.
He has been involved in all aspects of Video Production, Digital Cinema, International Television Program Origination and Distribution, Corporate Video Network Design and Operation, Data Transmission services, Conditional Access services, International IP Gateway services and Ad-hoc Videoconference Networking.
Smith participated in the launching of various cable television programming channels for clients including; Lifetime Television Network, The Arts & Entertainment Television Network, The Discovery Channel, The Travel Channel, Satellite News Channel, Request TV, Viewers Choice and The Nashville Network.
Scott Smith was part of the team credited with pioneering satellite communications for use in the broadcast industry, with the first-ever transportable satellite uplink for CBS-TV at the Masters Golf Tournament in 1980.He also helped build CNN’s first Los Angeles news bureau and installed and operated the first satellite network for the distribution of syndicated television programming.
After attending Eastman School Of Music’s Multi-Track Recording, Record Pressing, Sound Reinforcement and Acoustic Evaluation program, Smith launched his career in radio and satellite distribution while working at the Mutual Broadcasting System.