Which Mic Is The Right One For A Reporter?
May 4, 2015
Far and away the most important piece of equipment for any broadcast journalist is the microphone. Join us for the latest NPC podcast to learn why the omnidirectional has been the field mic of choice for reporters since the 1930s.
Microphone expert John Holt joins radio reporter and NPC member Jennifer Strong in New York City to demonstrate a variety of the most used mics in the business under some tough recording conditions, including the main hall of Grand Central Station and the windy New York Harbor.
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