Print and broadcast journalism shares the same core purpose, but some of the roles are very different.
Which of these does an editor not do?
Decide what the ‘splash’ or front page story will be
Follow up a story by making some phone calls
Write the leader
If a journalist is freelance, what does this mean?
They write opinion pieces, freely expressing their opinion
They work from home, or on-location, rather than in an office
They are not employed by any one organisation
Which of these does a reporter not do?
Attend a press conference
Write the horoscope section
Interview a high-ranking politician for a front-page story
Who is usually responsible for writing captions?
Which of these does a producer not do?
Write a news package
Make sure the news programme is produced to a high standard
Keep in touch with reporters to see how stories are developing
Who is likely to be a health correspondent?
A news editor
A news presenter
A news reporter
How does a broadcast reporter differ from a newspaper reporter?
Broadcast reporters report for a more diverse audience
They write a ‘script’ rather than a ‘story’
Broadcast reporters report on breaking stories
In broadcast news, what is an anchor?
An experienced and trusted producer
An on-the-scene correspondent who is interviewed live