Joe Leonardo is an audio engineer and SAE NY graduate with years of experience working in podcasts, post production and music. He is an Avid certified Pro Tools user and also proficient in iZotope RX (production suite), Logic, Ableton, Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro, and knowledgeable in music theory. Joe was a featured speaker at The Next Web Conference (May 2018) in Amsterdam regarding innovations in emerging technologies.
Scroll down to learn more about Joe and see some work examples:
Mixing and Mastering Music
Joe has worked as an audio engineer for a variety of artists! His DAW of choice is Pro Tools, but Joe also has experience working with other popular DAWs like Logic, Ableton and Adobe Audition. Here are a few examples of tracks he's mixed and mastered:
At Baboon Animation, Joe syncs, edits and mixes dialogue audio for multiple children's shows including Super Wings and Kuturi. He also voice-directs and records child actors in Baboon's recording studio as one of their recording engineers.
Video Editing Examples
Along with being an audio engineer, Joe co-hosted a popular tech-comedy podcast called "Funny As Tech" that discussed thorny issues in technology from AI to private data use. Joe was also a house-team improv performer at The UCB Theatre in NYC where he gained a lot of experience on stage, behind, and in-front of the camera. Here are a few videos Joe wrote, filmed and edited:
Joe edits, mixes and masters "The Stream Queens" from The Forever Dog Podcast Network, a weekly podcast hosted by 3 former contestants from the Netflix reality show, The Circle. He mainly uses Pro Tools for editing and iZotope Production Suite including RX9 for audio quality.
As I'm sure you're aware... When COVID-19 hit a lot of work had to become remote to survive. With that, in mid-2020 Joe helped launch, and became the audio engineer of, the "How To Launch An Industry" podcast which is produced completely remote. The hosts are even on different coasts!
"Funny As Tech" is a podcast Joe co-hosted as well as audio engineered for many years. The podcast grew in popularity with tech-business leaders and has been featured at conventions and traveled to places like Amsterdam to be featured at The Next Web Conference!