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Sound is an essential ingredient in any podcast, documentary or multimedia project. Clever sound design engages audiences and helps to convey the emotional within a story.

You do not need to be a sound engineer to strike the right chord though. Poynter provides a guide of ten useful and evergreen tips to help you nail audio within multimedia productions. 

"Sound can make or break a multimedia production, whether it's an audio slideshow, a documentary video or an interactive narrative. Unfortunately, audio often gets short shrift. Visuals and interactive elements tend to command our attention, and just getting the story right can become an all-consuming task. Sound, it's hoped, will somehow take care of itself," it reads. 

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