How to sound great on WTOP, with new app

After launching the WTOP app, press the More icon in the upper right corner.
By choosing Submit to WTOP you’ll be able to send us studio-quality audio, video, or photos, directly from your phone.
To record your voice, choose the microphone icon. If you wanted to send a photo or video, you would choose the appropriate icon.
To record your voice, choose Take Audio from Camera.
Press the red button to begin recording. Hold the bottom of the phone approximately 8 inches from your mouth while speaking.
When you’re done recording, press the white triangle to hear how you sounded. You can Retake, or when you are satisfied, choose Use Audio.
Feel free to include your name, location, contact information, and other pertinent information.
When you are happy with what you’ve recorded and typed, hit OK.
Press Send, and your audio, video, or photo will be sent to the Glass Enclosed Nerve Center. Thanks for contributing content and for being part of the conversation.

It’s now possible to sound like a professional reporter on WTOP, using our new, free WTOP app. Click here to download for iOS or Android.

With smartphone technology, your next Talkback comment can be heard crystal clear. Instead of calling the old school WTOP Talkback Line, you can record your comment in studio-quality and send it directly to us with a few clicks.

If news is happening around you, our new app makes it easy to record and send audio, video, and photos directly from your phone to the newsroom, for possible inclusion on 103.5FM,, or on social media.

Finally, it’s easy for you to be part of the WTOP news team.  We look forward to being in touch!

Neal Augenstein

Neal Augenstein has been a general assignment reporter with WTOP since 1997. He says he looks forward to coming to work every day, even though that means waking up at 3:30 a.m.

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