Definition of journalist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒəːn(ə)lɪst/


A person who writes for newspapers, magazines, or news websites or prepares news to be broadcast: foreign journalists had been expelled from the area he was a seasoned TV journalist
More example sentences
  • The reason Ken and many others feel moved to write to newspapers and journalists is that they care.
  • It's not entirely true that newspaper journalists are paid to get their facts right.
  • As well as a musician and poet he is a journalist, broadcaster and commentator.
reporter, correspondent, newsman, newswoman, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, columnist, writer, commentator, reviewer, blogger;
investigative journalist, photojournalist, war correspondent, lobby correspondent;
editor, subeditor, copy editor;
British  pressman;
North American  legman, wireman;
US  newsy;
Australian  roundsman
informal newshound, hack, hackette, stringer, journo, talking head
US informal newshawk
US informal, often derogatory thumbsucker
dated publicist
(journalists) the commentariat

Words that rhyme with journalist

paternalist, photojournalist

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: jour¦nal|ist

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