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Ideas and technique to help you promote and image radio

Producer’s check-up

A checklist to help you stop and think about the way you work and how it could be better.

Fairness in competitions

This Ofcom investigation can help you make your next text-and-win competition both fair and exciting.

Free creative brief templates

Start your next project right with one of our free creative brief templates. Two versions to suit your working style. Did we mention they’re free?

Making audiograms with Headliner

Working in TV inspired Steve to turn audio clips into highly engaging shareable social assets.

Radio: get the look

Why radio is taking responsibility for its own portrayal.

Quick tip: A/B comparison

The hidden shortcut within ProTools that lets you switch between solo’d tracks in an instant for an immediate comparison.

Quick tip: formant correction

Formant correction makes your timestretching tweaks more natural but you have to have the tools for the job, and the right settings.

How to enhance voice recording with EQ

Understand how EQ affects the quality of voice with this helpful tutorial from Andy Sannemann.

Quick tip: user default preset

Get one step ahead every time you load a plugin with this ProTools timesaving tip from Christian Troitzsch.

Quick tip: automatic elastic tempo

Snap songs quickly into tempo every time without manual stretching or fiddly guesswork.

Quick tip: tab to transient

How to quickly find transients, select beats and avoid all that zooming in and out of waveforms in ProTools.

Quick tip: batch normalise individual files

How to save time with batch normalisation of clips in ProTools. By Dr Quick Tips, Christian Troitzsch.

Find the BPM of any song

Two ways to calculate the beats-per-minute of all your favourite songs.

Quick tip: region sync point

Christian Troitzsch from 89.0 RTL shares a quick tip on ProTools to accelerate your workflow and make more time to be creative.

Looking room in video

A simple rule to ensure you frame your shots properly in station video productions,

Are you hearing what I’m hearing?

Get your mix right for real-world listening conditions. Steve Martin gathers monitoring tips from across the industry.

Sound masterclass with Ben Townsend

Ben Townsend from Wise Buddah jingles demonstrates how he generates creative ideas and showcases production techniques from his recent work for Bauer Media.

The sound of your station – masterclass

Chris Nicoll – Head of Production at Capital FM and Capital XTRA gives his top tips to upcoming producers on how to get the best for their on-air station sound.

Eleven ways to make your next production even better

Turn up the heat and optimise the effectiveness of your promotions with our handy checklist.

One bobsleigh, 284 microphones

It takes 284 microphones to make a bobsleigh sound this good.