Henry Feinberg - K2SSQ

Anchor Desk, Reporter

Henry Feinberg, K2SSQ, describes himself as an interpreter of science and technology for the public. Best known as the person who made it possible for E.T. to "phone home," he created E.T.'s Communicator for Steven Spielberg's classic film. Feinberg designed exhibits and science demonstrations for Walt Disney's Epcot Center, Universal Studios theme parks in Florida and Los Angeles, and AT&T's InfoQuest Center in New York City. A noted education and museum consultant, his work can be seen in science museums around the world. He recently retired as National Exhibitions Manager for AT&T. As a writer-director, Feinberg received eighteen international film awards for his documentaries, including two coveted "Golden Eagle" awards. Earlier in his career he worked closely with Don Herbert, TV's "Mr. Wizard," devising innovative ways to demonstrate "the magic and mystery of science in everyday living." At AT&T Bell Laboratories, he produced several films and live presentations to explain leading-edge technology to audiences throughout the country. An inventor, writer, photographer and avid amateur radio operator, Feinberg lives in West Orange, NJ with his wife Debbie, their daughter Shari, and son Michael.

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