It’s not up to the audience to try and hear the presenter. It is the responsibility of every presenter and emcee to ensure they can be heard – understand microphone distance.
Know your Microphone
We all have different voices and levels. One glove does not fit everyone. Don’t get too close to the microphone if you are raising your voice. And closer if you are lowering your voice.
Close for Comfort
It is responsibility of the interviewer to ensure a quality interview. Test audio levels and microphone distance before you record – don’t worry about the technician’s feelings.
As well as performing I also teach voice and have in many different countries. The key to having a good voice is to learn and practice, there are no short cuts.
There is an art to working both sides of the microphone. What to ask and what to reply. How you ask and how you reply is equally important.
Newsreaders and on-air journalists from 5 Plus Television in Myanmar at the competition of their six weeks training. We never stop learning.