Audio Production Worktext: Concepts, Techniques, and Equipment

Samuel J. Sauls, Susquehanna University
Craig A. Stark, Susquehanna University


Now in its tenth edition, the Audio Production Worktext offers a comprehensive introduction to audio production in radio, television, and film. This hands-on, student-friendly text demonstrates how to navigate modern radio production studios and utilize the latest equipment and software. Key chapters address production planning, the use of microphones, audio consoles, and sound production for the visual media. The reader is shown the reality of audio production both within the studio and on location. New to this edition is material covering podcasting, including online storage and distribution. The new edition also includes an updated glossary and appendix on analog and original digital applications, as well as self-study questions and projects that students can use to further enhance their learning. The accompanying instructor website has been refreshed and includes an instructor’s manual and PowerPoint images. This book remains an essential text for audio and media production students seeking a thorough introduction to the field.