What is a VSOT?

Voiceover-to-sound(VO/SOT) – A TV news story during which a news anchor or reporter reads a script live as video is played up to a place when a news maker video/audio sound bite is played.

Whats the difference between a VO and a Vosot?

The next step up from a VO in television news is the VOSOT. Some people pronounce it by saying all the letters, “V-O-S-O-T,” and others pronounce the acronym “VOH-sot.” It stands for voice-over sound on tape, meaning the anchor reads a voice-over portion, then stops talking while a sound bite is heard full.

How long is a VO SOT?

This is usually 40-45 seconds.

What is a Voicer in radio news?

The voicer is a short script – 25 lines at most. It must last less than a minute. It’s the script the journalist writes and reads in his own voice. It can be live or recorded. If you’re on the field, you’ll read it on the phone.

What is a Looklive in news?

Stand-Up must mimic a live shot – we call this a Look Live). Also the stand-up appears as a single shot in a single location because you can’t easily mimic a live shot, but make it look like it’s been edited.

What is the last story of a newscast called?

Outro – usually the “Goodbye” or end segment of a newscast often during which news/wx/sports anchors engage in “happy talk.”

What is a sot in broadcast?

SOT. Sound on Tape – the sound that is on the tape – whether it’s an interview, a VO or nat sound.

What is VTR silent?

(1) VTR SILENT- Anchor’s live delivery of a shortened news report. It should not exceed thirty (30) seconds.

Why do news reporters sound the same?

Another reason why news anchors share speech patterns is that they are all taught to use standard broadcasting English, a form of pronunciation in which no letters are dropped.