How to cite a transcript of television or radio in AMA

APA transcript citation

To cite a transcript of TV or radio broadcast in a reference entry in AMA style 10th edition include the following elements:

  1. Transcript title: Give the title as presented in the source.
  2. TV/radio show title: Italicize the title and capitalize the first letter of each major word.
  3. Broadcasting company: Abbreviate the publisher's name.
  4. Date of release: Give the month day, and year of publication.

Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of a transcript of TV or radio broadcast in AMA style 10th edition:

Transcript title [Transcript]. TV/radio show title. Broadcasting company. Date of release.

Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the AMA style guidelines in action:


The transcript of an audio file

Sound and Health: Cities [Transcript]. 99% Invisible. 99pi. May 16, 2019.

The transcript of a TV show episode

Nice Face [Transcript]. Killing Eve. BBC America. April 8, 2018.

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