Richard Thomas Torpey, American broadcast engineer. 1st class licensed, Federal Communications Commission.
Torpey, Richard Thomas was born on February 15, 1954 in New York City. Son of John Butler and Mary Theresa (McGowan) Torpey.
Bachelor, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1980. Student, New York Institute of Technology, since 1984.
Chief engineer, Stations WKIP, WWWI, WJJB, Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, New York, 1979-1981;
broadcast maintenance technician, Columbia Broadcasting System, New York City, 1981-1984;
engineering supervisor, Home Box Office Studio Prodns., New York City, 1984-1990;
senior project engineer, Manhattan Transfer/VSC Post, 1990-1991;
director engineering, VSC Post I, since 1991. Alternate chief engineer Stations WEOK, WPDH, Poughkeepsie, 1979-1981. Technician Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, 1979-1981.