Continuity (broadcasting) - Continuity Around The World - Italy

Italy

Continuity announcers still appear in-vision on the three main RAI channels, where female continuity announcers are known as signorine buonasera (or 'good evening ladies'), although their role is much more marginal than it used to be. Past continuity announcers such as Nicoletta Orsomando or Rosanna Vaudetti are regarded today as cultural icons of the 1960s, particularly because of their impeccable elegance and perfect pronunciation of Italian. Since 2003, all in-vision links on Rai Uno, Rai Due and Rai Tre have been pre-recorded by a smaller team of station announcers.

Rai Uno

  • Claudia Andreatti
  • Elisa Silvestrin

Rai Due

  • Alessandra Canale

Rai Tre

  • Alessia Patacconi
  • Sarita Agnes Rossi

Other Italian channels such as Retequattro, Canale 5 and Italia 1 also used their own team of signorine buonasera in the 1980s and 1990s.

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