AES San Francisco 2010
Broadcast and Media Streaming Track Event B12
Saturday, November 6, 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm (Room 133)
Broadcast and Media Streaming: B12 - Audio for Newsgathering
Skip Pizzi, Media Technology Consultant & Technology Editor, Radio Ink magazine
Daniel Mansergh, Director of Engineering, KQED-FM, San Francisco
Jeff Towne, Co-producer/Engineer, “Echoes”, and Tools Editor, Transom.org
The world of broadcast news presents numerous challenges to the recording, production, and presentation of the rich information carried by sound. Most challenging is the proper recording of raw sound for news events as they happen in the field. From faraway battlefields to neighborhood playgrounds, the tools and processes required to capture this sound appropriately and reliably for broadcast are a highly specialized tributary of audio technology. Practicing experts in the field will share tips and techniques honed over years of experience on the beat.