news·​cast | \ ˈnüz-ˌkast How to pronounce newscast (audio) , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newscast

: a radio or television broadcast of news

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Other Words from newscast

newscaster \ ˈnüz-​ˌka-​stər How to pronounce newscast (audio) , ˈnyüz-​ \ noun

Examples of newscast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At Fox59, Glavan contributed to every newscast, according to the website. Claire Rafford, The Indianapolis Star, 8 July 2021 Because MacCallum moved to 3, Bill Hemmer had to move back to a morning co-anchor shift, only a year after he was finally given his own newscast. Brian Stelter, CNN, 8 June 2021 When Fox 10 news anchor John Hook went missing from the newscast for a few weeks, viewers were understandably curious. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 19 Mar. 2021 The plastics that Greenpeace demonizes in its pretend-newscast videos are integral parts of everyone’s daily lives - even the lobbyists employed by the green lobby and the fake reporters employed by Greenpeace itself. David Blackmon, Forbes, 3 July 2021 Live newscast video showed several large trees downed and damage to homes and vehicles in the path of the storm. Katherine Rosenberg-douglas,, 21 June 2021 News 5, which entered the night with 63 nominations, shared the best daytime newscast award with WKYC Channel 3′s 5 p.m. news. cleveland, 14 June 2021 Channel 12's morning newscast team also includes meteorologist Lindsey Slater and News Chopper 12's Matt Salemme. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 Apr. 2021 Cicada dishes have made appearances on many a local newscast; CNN anchor Brianna Keilar even sampled some on air this week. Washington Post, 20 May 2021

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First Known Use of newscast

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for newscast

news + broadcast

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The first known use of newscast was circa 1934

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31 Jul 2021

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“Newscast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of newscast

chiefly US : a radio or television program that reports the news


news·​cast | \ ˈnüz-ˌkast How to pronounce newscast (audio) , ˈnyüz- \

Kids Definition of newscast

: a radio or television broadcast of information on recent events


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