Audio

Ten tips for recording audio

Ten things to think about before you record any audio and whilst the recording is going on. These also apply when recording video footage where you will use the audio.. 1. Brief your interviewees so they...

BBC College of Journalism on choosing audio clips

This video guide is geared towards radio but it is still helpful for online audio. Julian Vaccari, a BBC journalist, takes us through the essentials for a fast turnaround of audio clips – especially helpful for...

New LinkedIn Online Audio Journalism group

Last week I received a message from my LinkedIn account telling me I’d been invited to join a group for those interested in Online Audio Journalism. I joined and saw that already journalists have been com...

UCU Strike at City University

Members of the University and the College Union (UCU) at City are striking both today and on this Thursday the 24th March to demand reform on their pension schemes as well as highlighting the thousands of jobs ...

Ethical Audio

by 5tevie | March 23, 2011 · 2:05 pm Editing an interview for an audio slideshow is a tricky skill. In fact, getting the words to match the images is the least of your worries, especially wh...

Radiohead as you’ve never heard them before…

Fresh from a hectic fortnight of producing a magazine, us Audio Journalists were in need of a bit of light relief to get us motivated and inspired by audio journalism. Nothing could have done th...

Spice up your (Audio) life

by 5tevie | March 29, 2011 · 11:49 am We’ve focussed on things a budding audio journalist needs, but there are always things a budding audio journalist definitely does not need in any way. ...

What makes a good audio slideshow?

Having dabbled in making a couple of audio slideshows, we felt it was high time to collate some of what we’ve learnt along the way, and investigate how we could have improved our efforts further. The cent...

Olympic suburbs audio slideshow

Public to name Olympic suburbs Here’s a good audio slideshow from the BBC on the plans for the areas around the Olympic stadium and what they will look like. There is a voiceover, rather than Q...