Paul W. Hunter
Paul's career began in Canada as Vice President and Director of Engineering for several metro AM and FM radio stations. His work was pivotal in pioneering new technologies in broadcasting. The focus of his expertise changed to an international perscpective in 1979 after joining High Adventure Ministries where he served as Vice President and Director of Engineering for over 23 years. During this time the organization built a Global Christian Broadcasting Network from strategic bases in the Middle East, United States, Europe, and the South Pacific. It was the first Christian radio network broadcasting 24/7 from studios in Jerusalem with programs delivered by satellite and shortwave radio around the world. Paul joined this world wide organization to supervise the installation of the Voice of Hope station in Lebanon in the midst of an active war zone, establishing the first of two AM and shortwave transmitters along the border of Israel on September 9, 1979. Under his direction, the Voice of Hope Network expanded its radio ministry reaching a worldwide audience utilizing satellite, AM, FM, and shortwave transmitters.
Mr. Hunter founded Hunter Consulting Group in 2002, to facilitate the establishment of broadcasting entities on behalf of organizations and governments around the world. Over the span of his career he has acquired many broadcast and engineering certifications as well as professional associations. He served as Vice President with the National Association of Shortwave Broadcasters from 2002-2005 and is currently on their Board of Directors.
Through all his accomplishments, Paul remains approachable and personable. His ability to connect with people from all walks of life and from different countries including mediation with government officials on behalf of his clients, makes him an invaluable assest whether it be for the major-market, global organization or privately owned project in a nearby town.
Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Paul now resides in Battle Ground, WA with his wife of 45 years. He has written two articles for the Canadian magazine Broadcast Technology Today and has been involved in public speaking all over the world.