newsperson

noun
news·per·son | \ ˈnüz-ˌpər-sᵊn , 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

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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 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. Vanityfair.com, 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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1973, in the meaning defined above

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newsperson

noun

English Language Learners Definition of newsperson

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

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