New Tools: Loudness for Podcasts vs. Radio

Transom has a series on Podcasting Basics that’s covered everything from recording gear to distribution. In Part Five, NPR Production Specialist Rob Byers looks at the differences in loudness when mixing for podcasts vs. radio. He explains how to achieve both standards and why the two are different in the first place. Trust us. This[…..]

NEW GUEST: Alice Wong

Alice Wong is a radio producer who lives with a neuromuscular disease called spinal muscular atrophy. In her manifesto, Alice writes, “On radio, I want to hear people who lisp, stutter, make noises when they talk, use computer-generated speech, communicate, enunciate, and pronounce differently.” She calls us out on an important omission. When we talk[…..]