newsreader

noun
news·​read·​er | \ ˈnüz-ˌrē-dər How to pronounce newsreader (audio) , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsreader

chiefly British
: a news broadcaster

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Examples of newsreader in a Sentence

the legendary BBC newsreader now has her own current affairs program
Recent Examples on the Web The new email client, newsreader, and calendar are all still beta releases, so there may be rough edges. Scott Gilbertson, Wired, 11 June 2021 There's an interesting irony in the long, productive life of Roger Mudd, the veteran broadcast journalist and newsreader who died last week at his home outside Washington, age 93. Philip Terzian, Washington Examiner, 11 Mar. 2021 This time, the actor plays a traveling newsreader tasked with bringing an orphaned young girl back home after the American Civil War. Adam Epstein, Quartz, 31 Dec. 2019 Then in 2012, Today’s veteran newsreader Ann Curry was reportedly driven off the program after less than a year as a cohost, a subject explored in journalist Brian Stelter’s 2013 book Top of the Morning, which Ellenberg quickly optioned. Samantha Highfill, EW.com, 10 Sep. 2019 Lauer, who joined NBC in 1992 as a newsreader on Today, had been co-anchor of the morning show since January 1997 and reportedly signed a $20 million dollar contract last year. Aurelie Corinthios, PEOPLE.com, 10 July 2019 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 15 Aug. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of newsreader

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of newsreader was in 1925

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“Newsreader.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newsreader. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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