Is it true? Are photographers secretly laughing at the multimedia efforts of audio producers?
In this example-rich session with Amy O’Leary, you’ll discover how to marry a strong audio narrative to an equally strong visual narrative for the best possible storytelling. By examining stunning audio-visual collaborations and some cringe-inducing disasters, this session will deliver a set of ready tips, tricks, and best practices for making multimedia projects both sing and shine.
Note! The following audio slideshows are referenced in this session. You will probably want to track them down before you start listening. There are a few missing from this list - we hope to add them soon. In the meantime - use your imagination!
Amy O'Leary is a news editor at The New York Times, where she edits online features and multimedia for the Foreign, Business, Sports, and Investigations desks. In 2007, she was the first-ever audio producer hired by the Times, where her multimedia work has been nominated for two Emmy Awards. Prior to that, she worked as a producer for This American Life and served as the producer and host of The Tristan Mysteries for WNYC. As a freelance producer, O’Leary produced stories for Radiolab, On The Media, Weekend America and Studio 360. She first learned to produce radio at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.
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