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Audio-Technica Hosting Livestream “Ask Me Anything,” Mic Presentation Events At NAB 2014

15 Q&A sessions and educational presentations with audio experts

By PSW Staff March 31, 2014

Following successful booth events at other recent trade shows, Audio-Technica is hosting 15 livestream events at its booth (number C1720) at the upcoming NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas. 

The events will happen on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (April 7-9) during the show. In the morning, get answers to your questions during 30-minute, Q&A-style “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) forums. Then in the afternoon, attend the company’s educational mic presentations.

All sessions will be livestreamed at (free registration) and viewable at during and after the show.

“Ask Me Anything” questions are fed to the presenters through a moderator during a 30-minute Q&A session. Questions can be submitted by individuals present at NAB booth C1720, online at, and via Twitter #ATliveNAB.

The schedule:

Monday, April 7
10 am—Ask Me Anything with Dennis Baxter, EMMY Award-winning sports and Olympic sound designer
11 am—Ask Me Anything with Michael Abbott, TV audio mixer & producer; work includes GRAMMY and CMA Award shows
1:30 pm— Mic Presentation with Fred Ginsburg, C.A.S. (Cinema Audio Society), “Rigging Lavalier Microphones for Film/Video Production”
2:30 pm— Mic Presentation with Robert Bigelow, audio mixer/sound editor for film and TV; recent projects include NCIS New Orleans, Star-Crossed and Treme, “Mid-Side/Stereo Miking Demystified”
3:30 pm—Mic Presentation with Dennis Baxter, “Sports Miking Techniques”

Tuesday, April 8
10 am—Ask Me Anything with Maureen Droney, senior executive director, The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing
11 am— Ask Me Anything with Lenise Bent, audio mixer/engineer & producer for music and film, including DreamWorks productions
1:30 pm—Mic Presentation with Fred Ginsburg, “Selection and Use of Boom Microphones”
2:30 pm—Mic Presentation with Robert Bigelow, “Recording Live Music for Broadcast”
3:30 pm—Mic Presentation with Fred Ginsburg,  “When and How to Use Planted Microphones”

Wednesday, April 9
10 am—Ask Me Anything with Larry Estrin, audio technology innovator, founder of BEST Audio; work includes presidential debates, the Super Bowl, Olympics and Disney
11 am—Ask Me Anything with Robert Bigelow
1:30 pm—Mic Presentation with Steve Savanyu, “Microphone Techniques for Digital SLR Cameras”
2:30 pm—Mic Presentation with Fred Ginsburg, “Intro to Multi-track Location Dialog Recording”
3:30 pm—Mic Presentation with Fred Ginsburg, “Advanced Workflow for Multi-Track Location Dialog Recording”

Additional details are available at the Audio-Technica booth or at (Note: this schedule is subject to change; updates will be made on this link.)


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