A reader asked, “Are there any industry guidelines regarding radio microphones and COVID-19?”
Our sister publication Pro Sound Network has a fun older blog post about “Cleaning That Nasty Microphone.”
Here’s what manufacturer DPA says about “Proper Mic Hygiene.”
This resource from Sennheiser is cogent.
And a video from high-end mic maker Royer Labs about disinfecting:
More broadly, the Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing compiled a list of potential safety measures that production facilities can implement as they return to work. Most can be applied to radio as well.
We welcome links for additions to this list. Email [email protected].