For Immediate Release
Stow, OH 09-15-2008
The 2008 presidential election is shaping up to be an extremely close and exciting race, and Audio-Technica has once again been selected to capture every word from Senators McCain and Obama, as well as Senator Biden and Governor Palin, at the presidential debate series. Audio-Technica is providing a wide selection of wired and wireless microphone solutions for the series, which is being held in a range of settings, beginning with the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS, on September 26 and culminating on October 15 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.
Larry Estrin, of Best Audio in Studio City, CA, serves as Audio and Production Communications Director for the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) and has chosen several different Audio-Technica microphones for use at these four landmark events. A leading audio resource for high-profile broadcast events, Audio-Technica has been outfitting the debates since 1988, when the CPD assumed sponsorship and production responsibilities. With the company marking its 20th anniversary as the premier mic supplier for the debates, a host of microphones from Audio-Technica’s comprehensive product line will be featured to cover the diverse needs of each application.
The town hall setting in Nashville, TN, on October 7 will be arguably the most challenging audio environment, requiring a variety of reliable, high-quality mics to facilitate the fast pace and complicated format of this debate. Audio-Technica’s acclaimed Artist Elite® 5000 Series Wireless Systems will be on hand to ensure clear, accurate reproduction of the candidates’ – and moderator Tom Brokaw’s – every word. In addition,
The other three debates, which situate the candidates and moderators variously in front of podiums or seated at tables, also feature a number of
Celebrating over 45 years of audio excellence worldwide, Audio-Technica is a leading innovator in transducer technology, renowned for the design and manufacture of microphones, wireless microphones, headphones, mixers, and electronics for the audio industry.
—For more information on the complete range of Audio-Technica products, contact Karen Emerson, Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, OH 44224. Tel: (330) 686-2600; Fax: (330) 688-3752; Web: www.audio-technica.com
—For further information regarding product availability and pricing in Europe, please contact Denise Turner, marketing, Audio-Technica Ltd., Old Lane, Leeds LS11 8AG England. Tel: +44 (0) 113 277 1441, Fax: +44 (0) 113 270 4836