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Audio Production Worktext: Concepts, Techniques, and Equipment

Audio Production Worktext: Concepts, Techniques, and Equipment

by Samuel J. Sauls, Craig A. Stark


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138557000
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/12/2019
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Samuel J. Sauls, Ph.D., retired as an Associate Professor from the University of North Texas in August 2013 after 29 years on the faculty in the Department of Radio, Television and Film. From 1984 to 1994 he was the Station Manager of the University radio station, KNTU-FM. During his tenure, he also held the roles of Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Studies in the department. He has a combined total of 18 years’ experience in commercial and noncommercial radio and also worked for four years in Saudi Arabia producing soundtracks in English, Arabic, and French. He has served on the Broadcast Education Association board of directors, was BEA President in 2011–2012, and is a former President of the Texas Association of Broadcast Educators. His first book, The Culture of American College Radio, was published in 2000, and his co-authored book, The Sump’n Else Show, was published in 2014. Dr. Sauls has published some 16 academic articles and has made over 65 conference paper and panel presentations, as well as reviewing over 20 journal articles and 15 books for publication consideration. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Communications at Susquehanna University.

Craig A. Stark, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and the Department Chair of Communications at Susquehanna University. He teaches courses in media law, writing for new media, gaming and interactive media, and critical issues in emerging media. He also serves as the Faculty Advisor for WQSU FM at Susquehanna University. He has worked and taught in collegiate broadcasting for over 20 years, and has worked in commercial production as an announcer, editor, reporter, and engineer. He has been active with the Broadcast Education Association, the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters, and the Texas Association of Broadcast Educators. He has published several journal articles and book chapters relating to emerging media and HD Radio technology.

Table of Contents

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