press officer


: a person who works in the office of an organization (such as a political party or a government department) that gives information to newspapers, magazines, television news programs, and radio stations

Examples of press officer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Amid Ukraine counteroffensive, Russia forming its own offensive Russia has concentrated over 100,000 troops in the Kupiansk-Lyman direction of the front in Kharkiv and Luhansk, Eastern Force Grouping press officer Illia Yevlash said Thursday. John Bacon, USA TODAY, 28 Aug. 2023 Carly Pflaum, press officer for the FDA, said the new COVID vaccines are expected to be available in mid- to late-September, pending regulatory action by the FDA and recommendation from the CDC. Maggie Scales,, 22 Aug. 2023 The Brooklyn Public Library activated more than 14,000 new library memberships between July 14 and Aug. 12, since limited-edition Jay-Z cards became available, a press officer for the library confirmed to USA TODAY on Wednesday. Kimi Robinson, USA TODAY, 18 Aug. 2023 At least 17 people were evacuated from the four liberated villages, a Donetsk police press officer said. Samantha Schmidt and Serhii Korolchuk, Anchorage Daily News, 14 June 2023 According to the agency’s press officer, Birgitta Palmér, visitors from the United States, Germany and Britain accounted for the largest number of bookings in the city. Janay Kingsberry, Washington Post, 11 May 2023

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“Press officer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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