Recent Examples of press agent from the Web
More than just a journalist on the story, Smith was counselor, bodyguard and press agent.
Barlow and Kapor gathered heavy hitters in the burgeoning tech industry, hired a lawyer and a press agent and announced the creation of the EFF in July 1990, Barlow wrote.
Many of the characters, such as press agent Merle Debuskey (Fran Kranz), stage manager John Robertson (Max Woertendyke), Papp's friend and colleague Bernie Gersten (Will Brill), and the guitar-strumming Amram (Blake DeLong), barely register.
Others on the team include Joe’s actress wife, Peggy (Kristen Connolly), who has just had a baby; the press agent Merle Debuskey (Fran Kranz); the stage manager John Robertson (Max Woertendyke); and the composer David Amram (Blake DeLong).
This is a media age, and Bauman also needs a de facto press agent — Jeff’s in demand at hockey and baseball games (the Phillies make a cameo appearance as Bauman throws out the first pitch at a Red Sox game a month after the attack).
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PRESS AGENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of press agent for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to give information about an important or famous person or organization to news reporters
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