Actuality

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Recording of something happening – such as a sports match, a band playing, a press conference taking place, a riot. 

A radio package is always more interesting with some actuality. Make sure the recording quality is good though. You can also liven up a bulletin piece with a bit of actuality.

If using in a bulletin, save in format:

STORY DESCRIPTION FX

For example, if you’ve got the sound of a dog barking in a story about anti-social behaviour, it could be saved as:

ASB BARKING FX

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