Clear sound: recording factual

Lisa Ausden has worked as executive producer on of some of the biggest factual shows on television, including Crimewatch, Rogue Traders, Lambing Live and Stargazing Live. She gives us her tips on how to record clear audio.

Sound problems are the single most consistent topic of viewer complaints. Lisa talks about getting the best out of contributors, how presenters can help with clarity and the appropriate use of music.

"Music can complement the pictures, commentary and narrative." – Lisa Ausden

These simple tips are part of the BBC's best practice guidance for TV audibility.

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