news desk


: the office where news is gathered to be reported in a newspaper, on television, etc.

Examples of news desk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fey, 53, and Poehler, 52, appeared behind the iconic Weekend Update news desk to offer jokes about each of Monday's nominees for outstanding live variety special. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 16 Jan. 2024 For example, the former head of TMZ’s news desk was the son of the assistant sheriff in Orange County. Ryan Gajewski, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 Nov. 2023 As The Times’ Meg James reports, among the departments hit by the layoffs are photography, audio, audience engagement, and the copy and news desks — in November 2021, my colleague Denise Florez outlined in the newsletter what a news desk editor does. Fidel Martinez, Los Angeles Times, 22 June 2023 The National Association of Black Journalists issued a scathing statement in early May, slamming NFL Media for lacking a single Black manager or full-time employee on its news desk. Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY, 1 June 2023

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“News desk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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