The short story: Location audio engineer based in the southeast US region (Chattanooga, TN.) Experienced, complete audio gear kit, passport ready with extensive travel experience. Nonsmoking, can carry gear, and I never take calls during a shoot.
The long version: I’ve been involved in professional audio production since graduating from the University of South Carolina in 1982 (BA, Media Arts). I have over 4,000 hours experience on-air as audio operator for WCBD’s news productions in Charleston, SC (more on-air experience at other stations… see below). I’ve also served as Studio Manager at a 2″24-track facility (On Line Audio) for several years. I went on to receive my MA in Media Arts in ‘92 (3.98 GPR), worked at several television stations(WTSP St. Petersburg, WIS Columbia, WDEF and WTCI in Chattanooga), and worked as a mastering engineer for a time- experienced on a vintage Scully lathe cuting laquers, as well as SonicSolutions DAW preparing CDs. (Eva-Tone Clearwater)
Since relocating to Chattanooga, I’ve concentrated on location sound and have put together a good collection of high-quality gear, including several wireless units by Lectrosonics, Sony, and Sennheiser, mics by Countryman and Sennheiser, and mixers by Sound Devices, Shure and Sony. (Please see my equipment list.) My production credits include ABC, PBS, CNN, Discover, HGTV, BBC, National Geographic Channel, HDNet, and much more. (Please see my credit list.) I’ve been steadily adding gear and software to my new office/microstudio/mix room, and will shortly have a full range of capabilities including audio post, voiceovers, ADR/Foley, mixing, vinyl remastering, dubbing, and editing.
My day rate varies depending on the type of project and the final market. For example, my day rate for nationally broadcast location sound mixing is about standard… not the cheapest you can get, but certainly not the most expensive either. Please give me a call or email for specifics.
Music projects are priced individually, depending on the scope of the work and the time involved. For example, straightforward audio engineering would be less than producing a project and designing an entire marketing campaign. Same thing with acoustical consulting and training projects… if it takes longer, it costs more. But probably less than you’d pay for a plumber or electrician to work on your house.
If you’re serious about your sound, I’d love to work on your upcoming project… just drop me an email at email@example.com.