Type
Crossword
Description

A headline that runs across the whole page banner
Name of news writer at the beginning of an article byline
A section of the newspaper listing jobs and things to sell (two words) classified ads
A writer who writes regularly in the paper Columnist
Someone who assigns reporters, decides what stories should be included, organises the paper and improves the final copy editor
The time when all stories and copy are due for an edition Deadline
To check for mistakes and make newspaper ready to print edit
An interesting article, not always important news feature
The title of an article headline
A list that tells where things are in the paper index
The organisation of the pictures, ads, and articles layout
A weekly section of the newspaper covering travel, fashion, motors, and celebrities supplement

Newspaper Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The title that appears at the top of the front page Flag
first news of an event break
a headline that runs across the whole page banner
dark, thick letter used in headline boldface
name of news writer at the beginning of an article byline
a section of the paper listing jobs and things to sell classified
all printed parts of paper copy
the area in the newsroom where editors work copy desk
someone who proofreads and edits the newspaper before the final copy goes to print copy editor
to shorten a news story cut

Newspaper Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a headline that runs across the whole page banner
dark thick letters uesd in headlines boldface
first news of an event break
name of news writer at the beginning of an article byline
all printed parts of the paper copy
to shorten a story cut
to check copy for mistakes and make it ready to print edit
the organization of the pictures ads and articles on a dummy layout
the first few sentences that tell the 5W's of a news story lead
the title of an article printed in boldface headline

Newspaper Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A headline that runs across the whole page Banner
Name of news writer at the beginning of an article Byline
A section of the paper listing jobs and things to sell Classified Ads
A caption under a photo explaining what it is about Cutline
A heading that tells where and when the story takes place Dateline
The time when all stories and copy are due for an edition Deadline
Upper corners of the paper that give information about the section or the weather Ear
Someone who assigns reporters, decides what stories should be included, organizes the paper, and improves copy Editor
An article that tells the opinion of the writer Editorial
An interesting article, not always important news Feature
The newspaper's name printed across the top of the front page Flag
The space along the crease where the pages fold Gutter
Important news articles found on the front page Hard News
The title of an article printed in boldface Headline
A list that tells where things are in the paper Index
The first few sentences that tell the 5Ws of a news story Lead
Information about the editors usually found in a box on the editorial page Masthead

Newspaper Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Printed notice of something for sale Advertisement
A story a reporter is given to cover or work on Assignment
A reporter’s regular assignment beat
Initial news when a news development becomes known and available break
Name of the reporter who wrote the story, placed atop the published article byline
The arrangement of vertical lines of text on a page Column
A person who writes a regular column giving a personal opinion Columnist
Story a reporter has obtained to the exclusion of the competition exclusive
A person who directs the editorial policies editor
A time at which all copy for an edition must be submitted deadline
To cut or mask the unwanted portions, usually of a photograph crop
Correcting, improving and marketing copy to be printed copyediting
Reporter who sends news from outside a newspaper office correspondent
Short informational stories or advertisements, usually timeless, used to fill small spaces where needed Filler
The printed title flag
The space between column, or margins between facing pages gutter
The title of an article headline
A page on which newly set copy is reproduced to make possible the correction of errors proof
Event that develops and is covered over a period of tiime running story
A story obtained before other newspapers or other media receive the information Scoop
A mechanical error in typing a story typo
Determination of the truth of the material the reporter gathers or is given Verification
Continuation of a story from one page to another jump
A sketch or drawing that indicates the arrangement of pictures and copy on a printed page Layout

yearbook terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

line at the beginning or end of copy giving name of a person byline
a page usually containing the title and important school information title page
the inner space between the two pages of a spread where the paper meets the spine gutter
explanatory material that identifies the who, what, when, where and why of a photo caption
a central idea or concept theme
the complete set of all letters, numerals and punctuation marks of a type face font
the words written to tell a story or describe an event copy
a column of text that flows around a photo or graphic text wrap
the layout space allocated for written text text block
a master page that maintains consistency with a design or section template
a line of large type used to tell the reader what is to follow headline
a page number best located at the bottom and outside of a page folio
editing and marking of a photo to indicate to the printer the area to be included cropping
words "pulled" from the text and displayed as a quotation pull quote
an artistic rendering of facts gathered from a poll or survey infographic
a page or double page spread that separates sections of the book divider page
the opening paragraph of a story that tells purpose and direction lead
to unite a spread, a horizontal line established across a spread above or below the center eyeline
heavy sheet of paper that attaches the book to its cover endsheet
a chart representing the pages in a signature or a book used for planning ladder

Parts of a Newspaper Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

advertising
alley
article
banner
byline
circulation
classifieds
copy
cutline
dummy
editorial
feature
flag
gutter
headline
index
lead
masthead
newspaper
reporter
scoop

Journalism 2 Terms. Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a graph/picture/chart/ect, that gives additional information in the story. infographic
time at which all copy of newspaper is due. deadline
the largest element on the page. should be larger than everything else center of visual impact
used under a head line, it provides additional information for reader deck
put larger headlines (due to importance) higher on the page. headlines should be smaller as the reader descends on the page. hierarchy
nespaper with a large page size & is regarded as more serious. broadsheet
caption. should contain at least two sentences cutline
short informational stories or ads that are timeless and can fill up space filler
line at top of of inside page that tells issue date, page number, & section folio
newspaper with small sized paper. tabloid
page opposite of editorial page op-ed
byline for a picture photo credit
block of text were one side is uneven ragged text
like a headline/title in a story subhead
when text flows around other elements on page text wrap

Media Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A newspaper with a large format, regarded as more serious and less sensationalist than tabloids broadsheet
A newspaper having pages half the size of the average broadsheet, typically filled with gossip and sensational stories tabloid
A printed publication (usually issued daily or weekly) filled with news, articles and advertisements newspaper
A heading at the top of an article or page in a newspaper or magazine headline
A periodical publication containing articles and illustrations, often on a particular subject or aimed at a particular group of people magazine
A person in charge of a newspaper or magazine editor
A person who writes for a newspaper or magazine journalist
A newspaper article expressing the editor's opinion on an issue editorial
A piece of writing appearing in a magazine or newspaper article
A film or television/radio program that provides a factual report on a particular subject documentary
A program where celebrities are invited to talk about various topics chat show
A dramatic TV or radio show that details the lives of a group of characters soap opera
An informal website written by an individual or small group blog
Special words or expressions used by a profession or group, that are difficult for others to understand jargon
A particular group at which a product is aimed target audience
Based on or influenced by personal feelings or opinons subjective
Unfairly prejudiced for or against something biased
The use of irony to mock sarcasm
Not influenced by personal opinions or feelings objective
Read quickly to note only the important points skim

Journalism Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A sentence in a interrogative form addressed to someone Questions
Wireless telegraphy Radio
A written composition usually nonfiction Article
A publication at regular and usually close intervals Newpaper
A brief record of something written down to assist memory Notes
An act of noticing and perceiving Observation
The occupation or business of preparing books, journals and other for sale. Publishing
An acquaintance through whom a person can gain information Contacts
A preliminary form of any writing Draft
A column appearing regularly in a newspaper Features
A collection of records arranged in order Files
A meeting or conversation in which a writer ask questions to gain information Interview
A publication that is issued periodically bound in a paper cover Magazine
The activity of gathering, creating and presenting news and information Journalism
A particular attitude or way a considering a matter Point of View
Absence of bias Objectivity
A person who prepares literary material for publication Editor
A line in a newspaper naming the writer Byline
To read and mark corrections Proof Reading
The allocation of a job or task Assignment
A regular feature in a newspaper having a identifiable heading and byline Column

Basic Yearbook Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a picture that extends beyond the margin of the page, extending off the page Bleed
An element used to connect areas separated by a grid of white space. Headlines and quote boxes are commonly used as bridges. Bridge
line at beginning or end of copy giving name of person who wrote it. Byline
Should tell the reader something s/he does not know from looking at the picture. Always written in present tense. Caption
A statement giving publishing credit and technical information: type faces and sizes used, paper stock, layout styles, graphic devices, number of copies, cost to students, printer, professional photography and honors earned, membership in professional organizations. Colophon
To a journalist, the words written to tell a story or describe an event; to a printer, all written materials and photos to be printed. Copy
The processing of proofreading copy and making necessary corrections and changes. Copy editing
A page or double-page spread that separates different sections of the book Divider Page
When an element or elements attract immediate reader attention. Usually achieved by making a photo or visual package two-and-one-half to three-times larger than any other element on the spread; also occurs with use of color, isolation and extreme shape or cropping. Dominant Photo
Two facing pages in a publication. Spread
Heavy sheet of paper that attaches the book to its cover. There is an endsheet in the front and back of the book. Endsheet
A page number, best located at the bottom of each page to the outside and parallel to the bottom of the page. Folio
The inner space between the two pages of a spread where the paper runs into the spine. Gutter
A line or large type used to tell the reader what is to follow, introducing the main point of interest of the copy. Headline
A chart representing the pages in a signature or a book, used for planning book sections, page content and color placement. Ladder
A plan or drawing which shows size and position of all elements. Layout
The opening paragraph of a story which sets the tone for the article giving it purpose and direction. Lead
The first words of a caption or story which draw attention to the copy and which are often set apart typographically for emphasis. Lead-in
The sharpness or clarity of an image. Resolution
A master page that maintains consistency within a design or section. Template
a central idea or concept. Theme
a page (usually page one) containing the title, year of publication, school name, location (address, city, state and zip code), phone and fax, student and staff population of the school and volume number in Arabic numbers. Title page