Word list: People in Media

People in Media

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Media - People in Media

Undoubtedly, the media plays an important role in our everyday life. Here, you will find the vocabulary related to media and broadcasting.

Media
advice columnist
advice columnistnoun

a newspaper, website or magazine columnist that replies to e-mails and letters sent by readers and gives them advice

anchor
anchornoun

a TV presenter that introduces reports in broadcasting or sports

announcer
announcernoun

a radio or TV presenter who is in charge of giving information about different programs

broadcaster
broadcasternoun

a person whose job is to talk on radio or TV programs

camera operator
camera operatornoun

someone who is in charge of operating the camera in producing a TV program or a motion picture

censor
censornoun

someone whose job involves reviewing and suppressing obscene or politically unwanted material from a book, movie, etc.

city editor
city editornoun

an editor in a newspaper whose job includes dealing with the local news and assigning tasks to the staff

columnist
columnistnoun

a journalist who writes articles on a particular subject, for a newspaper or magazine, on a regular basis

commentator
commentatornoun

someone who writes or talks about the events of the day or a particular subject in a newspaper or on a social platform or TV

compere
comperenoun

an individual who is in charge of introducing the performers in a TV show, play, etc.

contributor
contributornoun

someone who writes a piece to be published in a newspaper or magazine

correspondent
correspondentnoun

a reporter who covers the news from a particular area or on a particular subject, working for a newspaper, TV or radio station

cub reporter
cub reporternoun

a young and inexperienced newspaper journalist

disk jockey
disk jockeynoun

a radio presenter that announces and plays recorded music

editor
editornoun

someone who is in charge of a newspaper agency, magazine, etc. and decides what should be published

editorialist
editorialistnoun

a journalist who writes editorial pieces in the press

floor manager
floor managernoun

a person who is in charge of managing the stage in a TV production

frontman
frontmannoun

a male TV presenter whose job involves telling the audience what is happening in different sections of a TV program

guest
guestnoun

a well-known figure or celebrity who is asked to take part in a TV show, concert, etc.

has-been
has-beennoun

a person who was once considered famous or successful, but is no longer popular

host
hostnoun

someone who acts as the moderator in a TV or radio program

journalist
journalistnoun

someone who prepares news to be broadcast or writes for newspapers, magazines, or news websites

lighting engineer
lighting engineernoun

a technician who is in charge of the lights in a TV or motion picture set or theater stage

listener
listenernoun

someone who listens to a radio broadcast or podcast

narrator
narratornoun

a person who provides a spoken commentary for a TV show, movie, etc. whom the audience cannot see

newscaster
newscasternoun

a presenter who reads the news during a TV or radio program

newsreader
newsreadernoun

a presenter who reads the news during a TV or radio program

panel
panelnoun

a group of people with special skills or knowledge who have been brought together to discuss, give advice or make a decision about an issue

panelist
panelistnoun

someone who takes part in a TV or radio news bulletin in an advisory capacity

paparazzo
paparazzonoun

a photographer who follows celebrities for the purpose of taking interesting or controversial photographs and selling them to newspapers or magazines

photographer
photographernoun

someone whose hobby or job is taking photographs

presenter
presenternoun

someone who appears in a TV or radio show, introducing different sections

producer
producernoun

a person who deals with supervisory tasks or financial affairs in making a motion picture, play, etc.

publicist
publicistnoun

a person whose job is to make a new actor, product, etc. known to the public

question master
question masternoun

a TV or radio host who is in charge of asking the questions in a quiz show

rat pack
rat packnoun

photographers and reporters who pursue celebrities in a way that is considered annoying

reader
readernoun

someone who regularly reads a newspaper, magazine, etc.

readership
readershipnoun

the group of people who read a particular book, magazine or newspaper on a regular basis

reporter
reporternoun

a person who gathers and reports news or does interviews for a newspaper, TV or radio station, etc.

scriptwriter
scriptwriternoun

a person whose job is to write scripts for movies, TV series, etc.

shock jock
shock jocknoun

a radio presenter who is known for expressing provocative or offensive opinions

snapper
snappernoun

a photographer, especially one who takes photographs of the celebrities and sells them to a newspaper

sponsor
sponsornoun

a person or an organization that pays the expenses of a TV, radio or online program as a means of advertisement

stringer
stringernoun

a newspaper journalist who is not a regular member of the staff, reporting on a particular subject from time to time

subeditor
subeditornoun

a person who is in charge of revising the content of a newspaper or magazine before it is published

subscriber
subscribernoun

someone who pays to receive a number of a newspaper, magazine, or online newsfeed on a regular basis

televangelist
televangelistnoun

an evangelical preacher who appears on TV regularly, asking for charity or trying to convert people

video jockey
video jockeynoun

someone whose job is to introduce and play music videos on TV, or at a party or other entertainment