cam·era·per·son | \-ˌpər-sᵊn \

Definition of cameraperson 

: a man or woman who operates a camera (as for motion pictures or television)

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Reporters and camerapersons flocked, leaving Ragnow practically alone. Eric Bolin, ajc, "Arkansas coach Bret Bielema’s words Monday helped motivate Frank Ragnow," 10 Oct. 2017 Every day, someone has to document everything-they're the cameraperson. Mark Ellwood,, "Don't eat the airplane food, and other jet-set tips," 20 July 2017

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First Known Use of cameraperson

1976, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of cameraperson

: a cameraman or camerawoman

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