news·​cast ˈnüz-ˌkast How to pronounce newscast (audio)
: a radio or television broadcast of news
newscaster noun

Examples of newscast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Somerville, 66, anchored the 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts at the station from 2008 to 2021. Jason Green, The Mercury News, 13 May 2024 The recurring segment became a signature for Taylor and for Channel 4. Taylor shifted to anchoring the station's weekend newscasts in 1991, and then in 1995 was moved to co-anchor Channel 4's then-new 11 a.m. weekday news program. Chris Foran, Journal Sentinel, 10 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for newscast 

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Word History


news + broadcast

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of newscast was circa 1934

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“Newscast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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news·​cast -ˌkast How to pronounce newscast (audio)
: a radio or television broadcast of news
newscaster noun
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