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Broadcasting Final (9:30) (CH 1-3)
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One physical requirement of all broadcast announcers today is a _________.
C. Pleasing Voice
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic that entry-level broadcast announcers should display?
B. Willingness to accept the inevitable mistakes.
At the network level, the play by play announcer is frequently a former athlete or coach?
If you are interested in being a television talent in the cable television area, physical attractiveness is not a very important consideration in today's market.
As a media performer, it is not necessary to become a perfectionist, after all, a natural delivery includes mistakes and the blooper recordings are an indication of this.
One broadcast term often used to describe a variety of announcing situations is "talent."
Which of the following people would NOT be a role model broadcast announcer?
Alfred E. Neuman
According to the bureau of labor statistics in 2010, the mean annual wage of the radio tv announcer was bout?
The heart of a radio studio is the?
As a radio announcer you've been asked to "give a level" so that your engineer can set proper microphone levels. You should __________________?
B. Read or ad-lib several sentences into the microphone.
Which of the following is least likely to occur if you are working too close to a microphone?
Weak audio signal
A radio announcer needs to be aware that most audio consoles allow only one channel to be active at a time and plan accordingly?
If the VU meters on an audio console indicate the signal is in the mud, this means the operator has the levels well over 100 percent and the signal will be distorted or mudded.
When a studio microphone is turned on, most audio consoles will automatically mute the studio monitor speakers. This prevents the audio signal from __________.
C. Producing feedback.
Which type of microphone is most likely to be found in a radio studio?
Which microphone pickup pattern can be described as being nondirectional? In other words, there is no one direction in which it picks up sound better than another.
What would be a good initial mic-to-mouth distance for beginning radio announcer?
B. 6 inches
Television performers don't need any knowledge of the broadcast studio becauase a production crew will always be there to handle the equipment operation. (T or F)
Which of the following is not effective in working with a camera?
A. Large, exaggerated gestures.
In the studio, ther person responsible for giving the talent directions is the ________.
C. Floor manager
Which signal is almost always given immediately after the "standby" cue?
B. Cue talent
Which hand signal would be given to alert the talent he or she is talking too fast?
D. A motion imitating stretching a rubber band.
Since the production crew is very much a team effort, which production crew position functions somewhat like a quarterback, deciding what the audience will see and hear?
Which means of communicating with talent during a video production is most direct?
If a performer has to hold a pleasant expression to the point where it becomes forced, it will probably drift into a moire effect.
For television talent, the two most significant areas are the ________________.
B Studio and control room
During an unscripted program, it is the talent's responsibility to communicate movement to the director, perhaps by his or her conversation with the guest. (T or F)
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