There is a duration-based ad marker system that can be activated, replacing the simple rules below. For more information please read here.
Pre or post-roll ads for new clips by default
You can add pre and post-roll ad markers to all newly published clips by default at a program, network or organization level.
You can find the setting under organization, network or program settings under the monetization menu.
Marking pre, mid or post roll ads for individual clips
You can place ad markers for individual episodes with Omny Studio's clip editor.
First head to the clip you'd like to add an ad marker to and then click 'edit audio':
Then click the pre or post-roll button to add a pre or post-roll ad marker, as below:
Ads will be marked in pink as seen above.
To place a pre-roll or post-roll at an arbitrary location, to offset a marker, first place the playhead at the desired location, or enter the timestamp to move the playhead to an exact point. Then, click the arrow to place a pre or post marker (only one pre or post marker can be placed on a clip).
Adding mid-roll markers for ad insertion
To add a mid-roll marker for an ad to be inserted first click "edit audio" on the clip which you can either do from the clip edit screen or from here:
Then at an appropriate spot click "Mid-roll ad" and an orange marker will be dropped into the audio file. You can place multiple mid-roll markers. Once you're happy click Save changes:
If you would like to insert more than one ad per marker, please follow the instructions in this help doc (Omny Campaign Manager and TAP users only).