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Sound Recordist

I work on a lot of spoken word projects, providing location recording, tape sync, editing and mixing. Clients: NPR, PRX, BBC, The Times, etc. I also teach a 1-day Audio for Journalists training course for the NUJ, EIS and private clients. Selected examples below.

Location sound recording

Tape sync recording example: Rode NTG2, pop shield, Zoom H6.

Selected broadcast examples

· Folger Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare Unlimited – What Happened to the Princes in the Tower, with Philippa Langley. Guest from 2m10s.

· BBC Radio 4 – The Digital Human (2023) – Guest from 59s-2m33s and throughout.

· Positive Thinking (2022) – Whistledown Productions for BBC Radio 4. Guest from 14m19s-15m08s and

· Wine Times. (2021) A wine-themed podcast by The Times. Location recording of interview between 2 co-hosts and crime writer Ian Rankin.

· File on 4 – Blind Mind’s Eye – (2020) Long running and award-winning BBC Radio 4 current affairs programme. (Recording of host from 1min 17sec + 2min 52sec)

· Trailblazers with Walter Isaacson. (2020) A Dell podcast on digital disruption. (Recording of guest from 3m 5sec – Series 4, Episode 11)

· A Life More Wild – Gemma Cairney and Tom Dixon – (2021) Outdoor recording (on a very windy day…) of two guests for this podcast for Canopy and Stars/18Sixty.

Podcast mixing/editing

· Dark Skies: Campfire Conversations. 2020. A podcast series from An Lanntair featuring conversations recorded via Zoom with people from the worlds of astronomy, psychology and the arts. Mix.

· Sunshine Recovery Café. 2016. A radio-style piece for the NHS profiling a pop-up cafe in Paisley run for – and run by – recovering addicts. Recording and mix.

· All Back to Bowie’s. 2014. A 30-episode podcast series documenting a live daily Edinburgh Fringe show themed around the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum. Guests included actor Brian Cox and Scotland’s (future) First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (below). Recording and mix.