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reporter Line breaks: re|port¦er
Pronunciation: /rɪˈpɔːtə/

Definition of reporter in English:

noun

A person who reports, especially one employed to report news or conduct interviews for the press or broadcasting media.
Example sentences
  • Two days later the news is official and reporters from the American press speed to Paris to interview a band that few of them have heard of.
  • Many open meetings were held with reporters, news editors, designers and production staff.
  • She previously worked as a reporter for a sports news agency, supplying newspapers and magazines with articles.
Synonyms
broadcaster, newscaster, news commentator, announcer, presenter;
British pressman;
North American legman, wireman;
US newsy;
Australian roundsman
US informalnewshawk
US informal, often , derogatorythumbsucker

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