Chapter5.2

Planning a Video Production and TV Studio Facility

Systems, Principles, Design, Architecture

Ralph S.Blackman

Rees Associates Inc.

Dallas, Texas

Updated for the 11th Edition by

Dave Guerrero

Chief Operating Officer

WLVT-TV, Bethlehem, PA

Introduction

This chapter offers an overview of the considerations needed when planning a broadcast media production facility. The information presented is solely intended to provide guidance to the broadcast engineer in understanding requirements of building the “average, non-news” broadcast facility.

For any substantial project, it is highly recommended that specialists in system integration, acoustics, and building construction be engaged to ensure the success of the new facility. As with most engineering ...

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