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Ricardo Mccarthy

  • Audio Engineer
  • London, UK
  • 07/03/2022
Full time Sound Audio Engineering

Personal Summary - Optional

21 years experience in recording and mixing live performances and outside broadcast
(orchestra/choir/Band) in stereo and 5.1, as well as studio recordings. Record and mix radio
drama and documentaries for the South African Broadcasting Corporation Radio Stations
namely, SAFM, Radio Sonder Grense (RSG), Radio Station Imaging for GoodhopeFM (GHFM)
and external clients. Record, mix and master podcasts and audio books in both English and
Afrikaans Languages.

Web link to live concert broadcast mix:

Web link to live concert recording and mixed track:

Proficient in the use of Avid Protools, Izotope, Adobe Audition and Ableton Live, software
Detail-oriented and calm, even in chaotic or stressful situations.
Work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

Passionate about achieving technical excellence for each project I work on.

Organised, amicable professional who gets along well with colleagues and clients alike.

Key Skills

⚫ Expert knowledge of microphone technique and acoustics
⚫ Radio Station Imaging
⚫ Digital Mixing Consoles Avid S6, Avid Venue S3LX, Lawo Sapphire, Yamaha 01V, LS9
       Midas M32
⚫ Proficient in digital technology, including Ableton, ProTools & Avid Venue, Dalet,
       Dira, RCS Selector and Linker
⚫ Orchestra and band recording, editing, mixing Radio drama and Documentary
       Production, Podcasts
⚫ Musician - Grade 8 Piano and Pipe Organ
⚫ Composing Music
⚫ Highly personable, excellent communicator
⚫ Detail-oriented and thorough
⚫ Honest & reliable