2023 Sports Emmys: NBC Sports’ Karl Malone on Corraling the Sounds of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Audio production of the 2022 Beijing Winter Games won the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Audio/Sound - Live Event

Every Olympic sport requires its own arsenal of microphones and equipment to capture the necessary sound. Whether it was the slicing of skis coming down the slope or the cutting of a bobsled barreling its way along the track, NBC Sports’ showing at the 2022 Beijing Winter Games was a symphonic array of sound. The audio production was given the 2023 Sports Emmy for Outstanding Audio/Sound – Live Event.

At the ceremony, NBC Sports’ Senior Director, Audio Engineering, Karl Malone, describes the difficulties of mixing a gargantuan show like the Olympics.

Those credited on the project included:

Senior Audio Engineers
Richard Bernier, Al Craig, Brian Dicrescenzo, Michael Dicrescenzo, Fredrick Domenigoni, Nuno Duarte, Timothy Dunn, Fred Hedemark, Benjamin Majchrzak, Greg Malenovsky, Karl Malone, Stephen Miller, Michael Moran, Ryan O’Gorman, Eric Paige, Randy Pekich, Jayson Polansky, Stephen Ross, James Starzynski, AJjay Vij

Audio Engineers
Stephan Ahonen, Daniel Beigel, Daniel Bouza, Patrick Brady, Matthew Burke, Davin Clem, Korey Evans, James Fieldson, Patrick Flynn, Leon Frank, Jeremy Katz, Michael Kramer, Joshua Miller, Fawzi Nijem, Luke Phillips, Timothy Pogorzala, Levi Radcliffe, Richard Rahner, Duncan Richards, Kristine Rothwell, Natalie Sigmon, Orin Smith, John Steigerwald, Glenn Stilwell, Dale Tong, Chan Wai Hang, Colin Whitehill, David Wolcott, Alina Wong

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