newscast

noun
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 newscaster (audio) , ˈnyüz-​ \ noun

Examples of newscast in a Sentence

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The move makes her just the second woman to anchor the network’s evening newscast solo, after Katie Couric, who held the job from 2006 to 2011. Vanessa Fuhrmans, WSJ, "Norah O’Donnell Anchors a New Era at CBS," 12 July 2019 Suarez will be leading the 6 and 9 a.m. newscasts Saturdays and the 7 and 9:30 a.m. newscasts Sundays. Johnny Diaz, sun-sentinel.com, "Former WPLG reporter Carlos Suarez lands at NBC6," 10 July 2019 China this week singled out Pompeo in a remarkable, extended segment during the state broadcaster’s evening newscast. Washington Post, "As U. S-China relations tumble, Beijing unleashes fury at one target: Mike Pompeo," 27 June 2019 China this week singled out Pompeo in a remarkable, extended segment during the state broadcaster’s evening newscast. Gerry Shih, BostonGlobe.com, "As US-China relations tumble, Beijing unleashes fury at one target: Pompeo," 27 June 2019 There have only been 3 minutes and 28 seconds of Ellison coverage on CBS, with none on ABC or NBC during their morning and evening newscasts, according to the Media Research Center. Brian Flood, Fox News, "Constant Kavanaugh coverage, minuscule Ellison attention proves 'striking' double standard, critics say," 25 Sep. 2018 Two years ago, Mallet returned to Channel 4 to co-anchor the station's 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts with Carole Meekins. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "News anchor George Mallet out at WTMJ-TV," 4 Feb. 2018 Martinez will co-anchor newscasts on the station at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m., and 11 p.m. alongside Shaina Humphries. Nick Vadala, https://www.inquirer.com, "Fox 29 announces replacement for Lucy Noland," 5 June 2019 No traffic noise, no ringing cell phones, no babbling newscasts. Mark Rozzo, Town & Country, "Introducing Blackberry Mountain, the Idyllic New Resort from Blackberry Farm," 11 Feb. 2019

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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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newscast

noun

English Language Learners Definition of newscast

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

newscast

noun
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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