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cub reporter

Line breaks: cub re|port¦er

Definition of cub reporter in English:

noun

informal
A young or inexperienced newspaper reporter: he joined the paper as a cub reporter in 1917
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  • Born in the Bronx, Pressman worked as a cub reporter for a local newspaper through his high school years.
  • She left school at 16, worked briefly as a cub reporter on a local newspaper, then moved to London, travelling widely in Europe and South Africa before embarking on a working life in publishing.
  • My income dropped substantially, though, when I joined the local newspaper as a cub reporter.

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