A commentator or reporter on television who addresses the camera and is viewed in close-up.
- Initially Jackanory used the simplest form of television presentation - a talking head reading to camera with cross fades to static illustrations.
- Did we need the anchors and the commentators and the talking heads and prognosticators to tell us how awful it was?
- The talking heads are tempering the broadcast by focussing on the lack of ‘law and order’.
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Syllabification: talk·ing head
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