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Presenting and working on television and radio programmes - synonyms or related words

anchor

verb

to present a television or radio programme, especially the news

bleep out

to replace a swearword in a television or radio broadcast with a short high sound, so that people are not offended

bring in

to involve someone in a radio or TV discussion

edit

verb

to make changes to a film, or to a television or radio programme before it is shown or broadcast

edit out

to remove parts of a film, television, or radio programme that are not wanted before it is shown or broadcast

front

verb

to be the main person who appears in a television programme and tells people what is happening in each part of the programme

get on

to be allowed to be on a television or radio programme

go on

to decide to appear on television/radio in order to say something

guest

verb

if a famous person guests on a television or radio show, they appear in it on a particular occasion because they have been invited to

hand back

to say that you have finished making a television or news report from a place to people and that you now let someone in the studio speak instead

host

verb

to introduce and talk to the people taking part in a television or radio programme

introduce

verb

to tell an audience about a programme, performer, performance etc that they are going to see or hear

narrate

verb

to give information about what is happening in a television programme or film without appearing on the screen

narration

noun

spoken information about what is happening in a television programme or film, given by someone who you do not see

present

verb

British

to be the person who introduces a television or radio programme

produce

verb

to organize the work and money involved in making a film, play, television programme, CD etc

production

noun

the job or process of organizing the work and money involved in making a film, play, television programme, CD etc

on television

taking part in television programmes

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a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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