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Salford Lecture Series presents Jim Anderson: " Telling your Story with Sound"

Date - Thu 22 Nov 2018

Time - 6.00 pm

Duration - 1 hour

Cost - FREE

Disabled access? - Yes

Venue - Digital Performance Lab, MediaCityUK , University of Salford


Public Lecture: Jim Anderson

Event details

 Salford Lecture Series presents: Jim Anderson

"Telling your Story with Sound"  


A podcast can be more than a monologue or an interview; it can be a rich environment for using sound to tell your story. One can use sound in many ways, whether it’s to set the scene, illustrate a concept, or enliven a journalistic endeavor. The talk will take the audience on an international aural journey from the 'hollars’ of Kentucky to the streets of Grenada in search of sounds. With Jim Anderson’s deep background in broadcasting, he will demonstrate the power of sound to illustrate and enrich a podcast.



About Jim Anderson

Jim Anderson is an internationally recognized recording engineer and producer of acoustic music for the recording, radio, television, and film industries. He is the recipient of numerous awards and nominations in the recording industry: his recordings have received ten Grammy and Latin Grammy awards and 27 Grammy and Latin Grammy nominations; his radio recordings have received two George Foster Peabody Awards and there have been two Emmy nominations for television programs. In 2013 and 2018, Jim won the Grammy for Best Surround Album and was nominated in the Best Surround Album category in 2014.

A graduate of the Duquesne University School of Music in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jim has studied audio engineering at the Eastman School of Music and Sender Freies Berlin. During the 1970s, he was employed by National Public Radio. Since 1980, Jim has had a career as an independent audio engineer and producer, living in New York City. He has been a frequent lecturer and speaker for the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and master-class guest faculty member at leading international institutes. He is a professor of recorded music with the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music in the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and was the department’s Chair from 2004 – 2008.

In the Audio Engineering Society, he has served as Vice President for Eastern Sections, chaired the NYC Section, Chair of the 119th, 123rd, 131st, 135th AES conventions and Co-Chair of the 139th Convention. Jim is a Fellow of the AES, has received five AES’ Board of Governors Awards and was also the President of the Society, 2008-2009.

With his wife, music producer Ulrike Schwarz, he is the engineering part of Anderson Audio New York, a world-wide music production company.  


 Registration will open at 5.30pm, lecture will start promptly at 6pm. Please join us after the lecture for a drinks reception. 


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