Hall of Famer Audio Mixer for FOX Sports. You've heard his work on major sporting events in America for 35 years.
This week on The Wormcast I welcome National Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer, the legendary Fred Aldous. Fred has won an astounding 27 National Sports Emmys in a 35 year network career as the lead audio mixer at CBS, Turner and since 1994 FOX Sports. You've heard his work on Super Bowls, World Series, Daytona 500's, Olympics and a whole lot more. We take a deep dive into a fascinating side of sports television, one I beleive you'll enjoy.
2:25 Thoughts on how CBS covered Super Bowl 55 from an audio persepctive
5:25 How do you plan and prepare for a Super Bowl with his audio team
18:40 Audio this NFL season with no fans in the stands
21:40 NFL 100 from Super Bowl 54
24:10 Fred's career beginnings working in music recording studios
33:45 Fred's big break at CBS
36:30 Starting up a Broadcast Audio program for students at the Conservatory of Arts and Sciences in Phoenix
40:45 Audio a priority in the early years of FOX Sports
46:40 NASCAR and "Crank It Up"
52:40 Favorite moments
56:15 Technology going forward
1:00:00 Being recognized by his peers in the National Sports Hall of Fame