Ruiz del Prado
chief recording & mixing engineer
Fernando in Egypt
Fernando was educated in Mexico City and the Berklee School of Music in Boston. He has raveled and worked in close collaboration with Julian Crandall Hollick on a number of previous IBA production for NPR, including recording, editing and mixing Apna Street (1995-1998), Sadak Chhap (2002), Monsoon (1997-BBC Radio 4), and Living Islam (2003). As a sound engineer he runs his own production company, Potter Ruiz Advertising, which undertakes music and audio recording, as well as language production, in studio and on location for TV and radio, drama and commercial. He has previously worked for WGBH Boston, the area's leading public broadcasting network. His album credits include jazz, classical, and Mexican folk music; his commercials include Fleetbank and Reebok; his production work includes script translation and adaptation from English to Spanish for The Discovery Channel (Latin America launch), PSAs for radio and TV, the Boston Phoenix Media Group and Gillette. He has won three Cindys for video work and two Cindys and three New York Festival medals with Julian Crandall-Hollick.