cub reporter

noun

: a young newspaper reporter who does not have much experience

Examples of cub reporter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jimmy Olsen, Superman franchise (1938–present) Sidekick to: Clark Kent/Superman On the big screen, Daily Planet photographer and cub reporter Jimmy Olsen is relegated to playing Clark's (and Superman's) gee-whiz cheerleader. Ew Staff Updated, EW.com, 6 Mar. 2024 Taking on this new job in journalism at ABC made him, Charlie thought, the oldest cub reporter in the country. CBS News, 28 Jan. 2024 Storke was introduced to the trade by his father and went from cub reporter to editor to owner, a journalist acclaimed for sterling ethics and civic activism. James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, 29 July 2023 One of my first interviews was with jazz great Count Basie, who was more than generous to this cub reporter facing a big learning curve. Diane Bell, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 July 2023 Gillian Jacobs played cub reporter on the show, asking follow-up questions for Cohen. Vulture, 13 Apr. 2023 In 1896, an editor at the Washington Evening Star sought to test a cub reporter, 29-year-old William Wallace Price. Ronald G. Shafer, Washington Post, 29 Apr. 2023

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“Cub reporter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cub%20reporter. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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