Definition of reporter
: one that reports: such asa : a person who makes authorized statements of law decisions or legislative proceedingsb : a person who makes a shorthand record of a speech or proceedingc (1) : a person employed by a newspaper, magazine, or television company to gather and report news (2) : a person who broadcasts news
reportorialplay \ˌre-pə(r)-ˈtȯr-ē-əl, ˌrē-\ adjective
reportoriallyplay \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb
Examples of reporter in a Sentence
She's a reporter for one of the major networks.
the reporter was careful to ask as many questions as possible without annoying anyone
Recent Examples of reporter from the Web
In a country where violence against journalists is frequent, reporters feel more in danger than ever.
Reporter Jeffrey Lee Puckett can be reached at 502-582-4160 and email@example.com.
But over the years, many Somalis have expressed frustration with their portrayals in the news media, saying reporters have unfairly emphasized stories about terrorist recruitment and cultural differences.
Supporters of Turkey’s ruling party use online bots to harass reporters.
Reporters eliminated duplicate permits, permits issued for structures of less than 800 square feet and permits in which the construction cost was less than $5,000.
Carrie Napoleon is a freelance reporter for the Post-Tribune.
Price and Jessop showed an Aegis reporter all aspects of the facility, including the first-floor gallery for art shows.
McCullum, according to prosecutors, opened a Hotmail account under a fictitious name and e-mailed the images to reporters, politicians, and others.
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First Known Use of reporter
REPORTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reporter for English Language Learners
: a person who writes news stories for a newspaper, magazine, etc., or who tells people the news on radio or television
Legal Definition of reporter
: one that reports: as a : one who makes authorized statements and publications of court decisions or legislative proceedings; also : a publication in which such reports are reproduced — see also citation — compare advance sheet b : one who makes a shorthand record of a speech or proceeding; specifically : court reporter
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