Champaign City Profiles Podcast Features Telecommunicator Brent Daugherty

Did you know METCAD 9-1-1 staff are employees of the City of Champaign? In the latest episode of Champaign City Profiles, we talk with METCAD Telecommunicator Brent Daugherty, who has been answering and dispatching 9-1-1 calls for almost twelve years. He talks about how his work has an impact on residents in their time of need, what it is like to be on the other end of an emergency call, and what you need to know when calling 9-1-1.

It is a difficult but rewarding job, and they’re looking for the right people to join their team.  If you know anyone who might be interested in a career where they can help people every day, the City is looking for people to join Brent and the other Telecommunicators at METCAD. You can find more information on the City’s website at

Listen to the latest episode featuring Brent Daugherty. Or you can find links to all of the City’s podcasts at You can also subscribe via your favorite podcast player by searching for Champaign City Profiles.