Making tough choices

Like many others, my start in podcasting was shaky at best. I knew I wanted to podcast though I hadn’t given much thought to what I wanted to share and how I wanted to share it. It took a few months to figure things out. What I had to do is listen and learn from...

Audio Secret Sauce

One of my clients called me last week to follow up on some audio production work I had done for them. It was the recording engineer who called on this occasion. It seems he produced a piece of audio recently that his manager compared to work I had done then suggested...

Who needs a narrator anyway?

After being immersed in audio (and now video) production for the last four years, I’ve discovered that the greatest fun and flexibility in creative editing and storytelling is in playing with narration.  I’ve produced pieces in which the narrator played a...

Reflecting on a major documentary project

I’m a firm believer in the principle of learning something new everyday (in fact, it’s the first statement in my personal manifesto).  Gaining new knowledge means exposing yourself to new opportunities and experiences. Whether it’s a new approach to...