Television Station Vocab

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Television Station Vocab

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the person who provides the studio focus for the news but calls upon others for weather, sports, local and on-the-scene reports?
    • A. 

      Boom operator

    • B. 

      Anchor

    • C. 

      Affiliate

    • D. 

      Correspondent

  • 2. 
    What is information solicited by survey companies indicating to the advertisers the size of the audience for a particular program, including news broadcasts?
    • A. 

      Ratings

    • B. 

      Footage

    • C. 

      Affiliate

    • D. 

      Numbers

  • 3. 
    Who is the head electrician at the production set, in charge of lighting the stage?
    • A. 

      Boom Operator

    • B. 

      Anchor

    • C. 

      Gaffer

    • D. 

      Affiliate

  • 4. 
    What is a device that prompts the person speaking with an electronic visual text of a script?
    • A. 

      Teleprompter

    • B. 

      Microphone

    • C. 

      Banjo

    • D. 

      Projector

  • 5. 
    Who is a news reporter, based in another area or country, who gives regular reports on a developing story?
    • A. 

      Anchor

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      Affiliate

    • D. 

      Correspondent

  • 6. 
    What is a chain of many stations owned and operated by a parent company (NBC, CNN, ABC)?
    • A. 

      Team

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Affilate

    • D. 

      Parental Unit

  • 7. 
    What is a local station owned by the parent company, or an independent station, both subscribing to some network programming and producing their own local content?
    • A. 

      Affiliate

    • B. 

      Channel

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Parental Unit

  • 8. 
    WHAS, WKKG, and WLKY are examples of this:
    • A. 

      Call sign

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Parental Unit

    • D. 

      Team

  • 9. 
    Where is equipment that is too noisy or runs too hot for the production control room kept?
    • A. 

      Studio Floor

    • B. 

      Main Control Room

    • C. 

      Master Control Room

    • D. 

      Green Room

  • 10. 
    Weeks when ratings as to which programs were watched are taken during:
    • A. 

      Sweeps weeks

    • B. 

      Network weeks

    • C. 

      Ratings weeks

    • D. 

      Affiliate weeks

  • 11. 
    What is the transmission tape put into the studio broadcast to add interest to the news presentation called?
    • A. 

      Call Sign

    • B. 

      Shot

    • C. 

      Snippet

    • D. 

      Insert

  • 12. 
    A segment produced outside the studio is called this:
    • A. 

      Stock

    • B. 

      Clip/Footage

    • C. 

      Still

    • D. 

      Frame

  • 13. 
    The place where taping takes place is called this:
    • A. 

      Master Control Room

    • B. 

      Studio

    • C. 

      Production Control Room

    • D. 

      Chromikey

  • 14. 
    What is the name for the "green screen" that has a map projected onto it that a meterologist uses in a broadcast? 
    • A. 

      Chromakey

    • B. 

      Moby

    • C. 

      Weather Zone

    • D. 

      Insert