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Chicago Citation Style Guide

A quick guide to Chicago-style citations

Broadcast Radio or TV Programs

NOTE:

  1. In Chicago, sound recordings are usually listed in a separate discography, rather than in the bibliography.
  2. A performer or presenter is only given principal credit if they are the focus of the recording.

Note-Bibliography

Note:

     Note #. Writer/Composer/Performer(s), "Episode or Segment Title," Name of Program, Network Name, Station Location, Call Letters of Station, Broadcast Date.

Example:

12. Larry Nelson, "A Cup of Christmas Tea," KOMO News Radio, Seattle, WA: KOMO, Dec 22, 1995.

Short Note:

Note #. Writer/Composer/Performer(s) or "Episode or Segment Title."

Example:

15. Nelson.

Bibliography Entry:

Writer/Composer/Performer(s), "Episode or Segment Title," Name of Program, Network Name, Station Location, Call
     Letters of Station, Broadcast Date.

Example:

Nelson, Larry. "A Cup of Christmas Tea." KOMO News Radio. Seattle, WA: KOMO, Dec 22, 1995.

Author-Date

Text Citation:

(Writer/Composer/Performer(s) or "Episode or Segment Title"  Year)

Example:

(Nelson 1995)

Reference Entry:

Writer/Composer/Performer(s). Year. "Episode or Segment Title." Name of Program. Network Name. Station Location:
     Call Letters of Station, Broadcast Date.

Example:

Nelson, Larry. 1995. "A Cup of Christmas Tea." KOMO News Radio. Seattle, WA: KOMO, Dec 22.