newsperson

noun
news·​per·​son | \ ˈnüz-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce newsperson (audio) , ˈnyüz-- \

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Examples of newsperson in a Sentence

the host of that morning show prefers to think of himself as a newsperson and not as an entertainer
Recent Examples on the Web And then, art imitated life when Apple TV+ released The Morning Show, which followed the story of disgraced newsperson Mitch Kessler (Steve Carell), who was ousted by his network for inappropriate relationships with women. Tanya Edwards, refinery29.com, "Charlie Rose Admits To Inappropriate Workplace Relationships," 8 Jan. 2020 Many of the people on our trip sat quietly while the Dutch newsperson translated Walter Cronkite's reporting of the landing. Laura Demarco, cleveland.com, "Apollo 11 Moon Landing: Readers shares their memories of the momentous event for mankind," 14 July 2019 And Trump’s election was the kind of Earth-shattering event that only comes around once or twice in a newsperson’s career. James Hohmann, Washington Post, "The Daily 202: Mueller may release multiple reports on Trump, obstruction and Russian interference," 4 Apr. 2018 Rhodes would appear, on some level, a perfect choice—a pedigreed newsperson with a history at Fox as well as deep connections in liberal political circles. vanityfair.com, "With Ailes Gone and Megyn Kelly Reborn, a Shell-Shocked Fox News Looks Like an Episode of The Leftovers," 6 June 2017 Rhodes would appear, on some level, a perfect choice—a pedigreed newsperson with a history at Fox as well as deep connections in liberal political circles. Sarah Ellison, The Hive, "With Ailes Gone and Megyn Kelly Reborn, a Shell-Shocked Fox News Looks Like an Episode of The Leftovers," 6 June 2017 Rhodes would appear, on some level, a perfect choice—a pedigreed newsperson with a history at Fox as well as deep connections in liberal political circles. vanityfair.com, "With Ailes Gone and Megyn Kelly Reborn, a Shell-Shocked Fox News Looks Like an Episode of The Leftovers," 6 June 2017 Rhodes would appear, on some level, a perfect choice—a pedigreed newsperson with a history at Fox as well as deep connections in liberal political circles. Sarah Ellison, The Hive, "With Ailes Gone and Megyn Kelly Reborn, a Shell-Shocked Fox News Looks Like an Episode of The Leftovers," 6 June 2017 Rhodes would appear, on some level, a perfect choice—a pedigreed newsperson with a history at Fox as well as deep connections in liberal political circles. vanityfair.com, "With Ailes Gone and Megyn Kelly Reborn, a Shell-Shocked Fox News Looks Like an Episode of The Leftovers," 6 June 2017

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First Known Use of newsperson

1973, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of newsperson was in 1973

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“Newsperson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newsperson. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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newsperson

noun
How to pronounce newsperson (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of newsperson

: a person who gathers, reports, or comments on the news

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