Myriad Playout Hack – Scripts Location

Myriad Playout has a ‘script’ feature built in which allows you to either link to script or allow the presenter to choose a script to read out on air. A client wanted to have a dropbox folder be the location of their scripts so it could be updated from...

Myriad: Setting Players to Preview Mode

Using Myriad Playout v4 I found myself wanting to pre-fade the next song without it affecting the backtiming or dashboard for what was playing on air at the time. I wanted to use the fader I was going to be eventually playing the item on air from. In order to achieve...

The Big Broadcast

So on Monday 1st April we mark the end of Hospital Broadcasting Week 2013. This is the annual week where hospital broadcasting in the UK is publicised and shouted about. The event began with the Hospital Broadcasting Associations annual conference and awards ceremony...

Live Tweeting of the National Hospital Radio Awards 2013

I will be live tweeting the National Hospital Radio Awards this coming Saturday, 23rd March, from the Hilton Hotel in Blackpool. I am doing this for Radio Today and the tweets will be on this website – http://radiotoday.co.uk/live/ or if you are on twitter then...

Newsroom Software

At HR Chelmsford we have recently upgraded one of our studios or really just made a new studio in what was the production area. We installed another copy of Myriad and purchased a mixer from Psquared – the SRM which integrates with Myriad via USB. The next thing...

Pudding Club Visit

I have been meaning to write something up from my visit to the Pudding Club for years now. I went in 2009 after waiting for years to finally sort it out. So what is the Pudding Club? It is a club based at the Three Ways House Hotel in Chipping Campden in the Cotwolds....