news·​wom·​an | \ ˈnüz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce newswoman (audio) , ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newswoman

: a woman who is a reporter

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But now local Democrats are dismayed as Shalala is struggling to put away her Republican rival, a popular former Spanish-language television newswoman named Maria Elvira Salazar. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "Fox News Power Rankings: Dean Heller, survivalist," 19 Sep. 2018 The group includes Pauley and other trailblazing newswomen such as Diane Sawyer, Lynn Sherr and the late Jessica Savitch. Meredith Blake,, "Jane Pauley, so masterful at reinvention, reaches a new level with 'CBS Sunday Morning'," 25 May 2018 In this exclusive clip from the new series — which is based on Sarai Walker's popular novel — a newswoman reports on a truly insane story., "This Exclusive Clip From Dietland Asks: "What Is Jennifer?"," 17 May 2018 One of those affected by the dismissals was Angie Sandoval, veteran newswoman and correspondent for Noticiero Telemundo. miamiherald, "Miami’s Latin media in crisis? Layoffs and uncertainty abound at Univision and Telemundo | Miami Herald," 9 Mar. 2018 Emcee duties will be capably handled by newswoman Jenny Anchondo. Faye Reeder, star-telegram, "Women unite to prevent heart disease and stroke at the Go Red for Women luncheon | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 17 Feb. 2018 Survivors include his wife, a former Associated Press newswoman; four children, Nat Parry of Copenhagen, Elizabeth Parry of Alexandria, Va., and Sam and Jeff Parry of Arlington, Va.; and six grandchildren. Washington Post, "Robert Parry, Associated Press reporter who covered Iran-contra affair, dies at 68," 29 Jan. 2018 But now, broadcasting the Winter Olympics from Pyeongchang, South Korea, has required the newswomen to flip their schedules. Gillian Telling,, "Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie Open Up About Their First Olympics Without Matt Lauer," 14 Feb. 2018 And that’s when paying attention instead to fictional TV newswoman Mary Jane Paul (Gabrielle Union) of Being Mary Jane, or Liza Miller (Sutton Foster), the fortysomething divorcée masquerading as a millennial in Younger, seemed like a great idea. Ellen Gray,, "Thank heaven for summer TV (without it, what would tired brains do?)," 31 Aug. 2017

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1928, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of newswoman

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


news·​wom·​an | \ ˈnüz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce newswoman (audio) \
plural newswomen\ -​ˌwim-​ən \

Kids Definition of newswoman

: a woman who gathers or reports information on recent events

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