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Record a Holiday Greeting for the Tinsel Trail!

Thursday, November 12, 2020

WLRH is thrilled to once again join Downtown Huntsville Inc. on the Tinsel Trail to provide commercial-free holiday music along the trail with Tinsel Trail Radio! Want to join the Tinsel Trail Radio broadcast? Use our app’s Public Microphone to send a holiday greeting to the Tennessee Valley!

How to use the Public Microphone:
1. Open the WLRH Mobile App
2. Scroll down to find The Public Microphone section the FM/HD1 Main Tab
3. Tap the icon with "Leave a Comment with the Public Microphone"
4. Tap the Microphone icon and start speaking. *
5. Start by introducing yourself and telling us where you're from (I'm Sally Brown from Huntsville) and then leave your holiday message. Be creative or use one of the scripts below!
6. Once you are finished tap the square to stop recording.
7. Click Replay to hear your recording.
8. Want to do another take? Just Click the microphone again and start speaking again.
9. Once you are happy with your recording, click publish.
10. This will open an email window on your phone, you can write a comment if you want.
11. Send the email, and you’re done!

Suggested Scripts:  Don't know what to say? Use one of these scripts!

  • Hi, I'm (Your Name) from (Your Town) and you're listening to Tinsel Trail Radio from WLRH! I'd like to wish everyone listening a (Happy Holiday/Merry Christmas/Happy Chanukah/Happy New Year)!
  • Happy Holidays! I'm (Your Name) from (Your Town) and you're listening to Tinsel Trail Radio by WLRH Public Radio. My favorite Christmas song is (Your Favorite Christmas Song) and here it is!
  • I'm (Your Name) from (Your Town) and you're listening to Tinsel Trail Radio from WLRH! Hope you are enjoying your time on the Tinsel Trail! Happy Holidays!

*Recording tips:

  • Turn off your Radio, TV or any other background noise.
  • Lay your phone on a table in front of you. The closer the phone is to your face, the better it will sound.
  • Speak clearly and deliberately, but at a normal volume, no need to shout!

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