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natural sounds in an environment
The subject of the sentence performs the action
A "one-man band" much like a photojournalist, but working with small scale quality production equipment, all of which is able to fit in a backpack, allowing them to be discrete and mobile
Extra footage that isn't the primary shot, used for montages, backgrounds, and cutaways.
editing in which all the edits are instant changes from one picture to another or from one sound to another
an editing technique in which one picture begins to disappear as the next picture forms.
Distorted present tense
Using present tense to describe something that's happened in the past
a picture that establishes the location and situation of the story. Usually refers to the wide shot that appears early in the story
human interest story
a story that focuses on the human side of news and often appeals to the readers' emotion
first sentence of a story
the narrator's introduction to a sound bite
most important story of the news cast
Logging a tape
the process of preparing a shot sheet to indicate where specific shots and sound bites are located on a recording
the natural sounds at a news scene
Nat sound break, abbrievated (NATS)
natural sound used in full volume between segments of reporter narrative.
Nat sound package
an edited package that does not use reporter narration but tells a story using only the sounds of an event and/or sound bites from participants or observers.
technology that allows journalists and audiences to communicate and connect about news in ways beyond traditional print, radio and television.
news content between commercial breaks
first block, most important news story
The person responsible for the structure of the newsroom, for personnel matters (performance evaluations and hiring and firing employees), managing the budget, and the overall effectiveness of the newsroom. The news director is also the final authority on which stories will air during a news broadcast.
News package (PKG)
a report produced and edited prior to broadcast time, typically consisting of a reporter's recorded voice telling the story, pictures with accompanying natural sound to cover the narration, sound bites and usually, a stand-up.
from clemson university, Eileen Flood, Clemson News Now
short six to eight line story that the anchor reads to camera, with no additional video
the list of stories in the order they will appear in the newscast
a one or two word description that a reporter provides for a story
Sound Bite (SOT)
a short segment or snippet of an interview included in a news story
Sound on tape (SOT)
Super or Lower Third
a graphic on the bottom portion of the screen generally used to identify a person or place
Voice over (VO)
incorporates b-roll while we hear the anchor/reporter talking
VO-B, VO/SOT, VSV, VBV
voice over, sound bite, voice over