Definition of newscast
: a radio or television broadcast of news
newscasterplay \ˈnüz-ˌka-stər, ˈnyüz-\ noun
Recent Examples of newscast from the Web
His baritone voice and relaxed manner eventually earned him an anchor job on the station’s noon and weekend newscasts.
WFAA/Channel 8 won best newcast, also for coverage of the police shootings, with its 10 p.m. July 8 newscast, anchored by John McCaa and Cynthia Izaguirre.
In the meantime, O'Reilly is working on his digital newscast.
In his final newscast on WKMG, Pingalore walked out with props (thumbs-up, thumbs-down signs), joked with colleagues on the anchor desk and described Thursday’s NBA Draft as a big day for the Orlando Magic.
The station led the local ratings for every morning, afternoon and nightly newscast and would maintain its lofty spot with loyal viewers for decades to come.
WJW Channel 8 also took home two prizes, including one for best weekend newscast.
Last week, Enquirer food writer and critic spoke about the festival on the morning newscast of Enquirer media partner Fox19.
One station even has added an additional newscast to make more ad slots available for the final stretch.
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Origin and Etymology of newscast
news + broadcast
First Known Use: circa 1934See Words from the same year
NEWSCAST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of newscast for English Language Learners
: a radio or television program that reports the news
NEWSCAST Defined for Kids
Definition of newscast for Students
: a radio or television broadcast of information on recent events
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