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By Tmgceo · September 22, 2017


Columbus, OH – May 5, 2018 – Groundbreaking photography project Guardians: Never Forget Their Story, announced today that it will be sponsored by RØDE Microphones. The partnership began two weeks ago when the project kicked off at the Columbus VA.

Started in 2018, Guardians: Never Forget Their Story is a unique view into the heart and memories of veterans that have served in conflicts ranging from Vietnam to the most recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The project is photography-based, but also features a video documentary element for which RØDE Microphones will provide crystal clear audio. “We are so grateful to have RØDE Microphones onboard. With the diversity of locations and acoustic environments, we look forward to capturing the best audio result,” says Thomas Media Group’s Michael Thomas. “Whether outdoors, indoors or in studio, each location presents unique challenges and RØDE Microphones deliver pristine sound regardless of the conditions.”

Combining high quality interviews with the finest sound capture equipment available, this partnership places Guardians: Never Forget Their Story in a prime position to produce unforgettable content.


RØDE is an Australian pro audio giant, manufacturing and producing microphones in Sydney since the early-1990s. Today, RØDE exports to over 116 countries and are the global market leaders in microphones and related accessories for use in film, studio, location, live and broadcast. For more information please visit – www.rode.com.

ABOUT THE GUARDiANS: NEVER forget their story

In 2017, photographer and disabled Veteran Michael Thomas started a photography class in partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project in which he taught veterans photography as a means of coping with the stresses of combat and loss. After hosting a couple classes and interacting with multiple veterans like himself, Michael Thomas decided to initiate a photo project that would document his brothers and sisters that have donned the uniform in service to this country. Thomas said, “If we can partner together to make sure no-one’s sacrifice goes undocumented then we can change the way people perceive us as veterans, as warriors; as husbands and as wives. I want to tell our stories and I want people to understand what putting on a uniform means,” says Thomas.


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