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 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, "All the movies and TV shows you need to know about in 2020," 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, "Stream Queens: Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon on their TV reunion and how The Morning Show changed after #MeToo," 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, "Matt Lauer's Wife Annette Officially Files for Divorce After 20 Years of Marriage," 10 July 2019 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of newsreader

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Newsreader.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newsreader. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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