This is an excellent introduction to the modern radio production studio, the equipment found in that studio, and the basic techniques needed to accomplish radio production work. The new edition is updated throughout and features new sections on mobile technology, audio editing apps and software, and digital editing, as well as updated graphics and expanded content on portable digital audio players. Features a worktext/website format tailored for both students and teachers, offering a solid foundation for anyone who wishes to know more about radio/audio equipment and production techniques.
Samuel J. Sauls has a combined total of 15 years' experience in commercial and noncommercial radio. He's on the BEA board of directors. At UNT, he is the RTVF Director of Graduate Studies. Craig A. Stark has worked and taught in broadcasting for almost 20 years. He has worked in commercial radio and video production as an announcer, news/sports reporter, and broadcast engineer. He is active with the BEA and several other professional and academic organizations.
1. Production Planning 2. The Studio Environment 3. Digital Audio Production 4. The Audio Console 5. Microphones 6. Digital Audio Players/Recorders 7. Monitor Speakers and Studio Accessories 8. Signal Processing Equipment 9. Production Situations 10. Location Sound Recording 11. Sound Production for the Visual Media 12. Internet Radio and Other Distribution Platforms. Glossary. Appendix: Analog and Digital Audio Equipment