8 Tips for Logging Audio Interviews

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I am currently putting some sort of order into a large number of audio files connected with a documentary project I am working on, so I thought it might be interesting to share a few of my own work tips on this particular process.  Whether you are working towards a written piece or an audio programme, I hope these will come in handy.

logging interviews

So what is logging? This consists of transcribing a recorded audio interview (in my case writing it into a Word doc).  Although this might strike most people as tedious or even superfluous, it is in fact a fundamental step in the process as it will provide you with a ‘blueprint’ that will help shape the editing process (and by extension the finished project) – as well as being a lifesaver at a later stage when rooting through any material you have archived.  Another essential area this is going to come in handy for, is working…

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