Cade Cruickshank works as the engineer for the J-School’s student-operated television station, KUJH-TV, and radio station, KJHK-FM. He’s responsible for making sure the equipment for these outlets operates properly. Cruickshank also is in charge of the video production labs in the Dole Center and maintains the School servers, which store materials for many classes. As if that weren’t enough, he’s also the system administrator for the School’s computer labs.
Cruickshank said he likes the quality of students in the J-School, and he likes the variety his job provides.
“There is something new every day,” he said.
Before coming to KU, Cade Cruickshank spent four years in the U.S. Air Force, where he studied broadcast engineering. While in the military, he worked in a video production studio.
Cruickshank then spent six years in the Kansas City, Missouri, School District Magnet Program as an engineer.