foreign correspondent


Definition of foreign correspondent

: a correspondent employed to send news or comment from a foreign country

Examples of foreign correspondent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For years, the two-time Pulitzer Prize winner was a globe-trotting foreign correspondent and columnist. Andrew Selsky, ajc, 6 Jan. 2022 For years, Kristof was a globe-trotting foreign correspondent and columnist. Andrew Selsky,, 6 Jan. 2022 That day, photographer and foreign correspondent Marcus Yam had tried to cover the same women’s rights protest with his colleague Nabih Bulos. Times Photography Staff, Los Angeles Times, 20 Dec. 2021 Narula's husband, as well as CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata, also discovered fake accounts using their pictures. CBS News, 21 Oct. 2021 The new series tells the story of Jason Rezaian, a foreign correspondent for the Washington Post who spent 544 days unjustly imprisoned and tortured by Iranian authorities. Todd Spangler, Variety, 22 Sep. 2021 Daniel Knowles, a foreign correspondent for the Economist magazine, noted on Twitter that such WhatsApp setups were common even before the Taliban took power. Washington Post, 18 Aug. 2021 Then a foreign correspondent, Tyner’s husband was stationed in Vienna shortly after their wedding and later moved to postings in Germany, Poland, the United Kingdom and Moscow. Bob Goldsborough,, 15 Nov. 2021 He was first hired by the Times in 1984, and worked as a foreign correspondent in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Beijing before becoming an associate managing editor, and then an opinions columnist. Carlie Porterfield, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of foreign correspondent

1801, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jan 2022

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“Foreign correspondent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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