Using a microphone for interviews can greatly improve the quality of your film. There are plenty of different mics and ways to use them. BBC Merseyside Correspondent, Andy Gill, shares a few quick and easy ways to get decent sound and a good interview when working alone or under pressure in a news environment.
By Euan Doak
28th August 2009
By Andy Gill
30th July 2009
Use an external mic if you have one
Avoid background noise
Outdoors avoid wind noise
Indoors avoid buzz from electrical equipment
Do a test recording and listen back
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