Reporter - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈpɔːrtər|  American pronunciation of the word reporter
Brit.  |rɪˈpɔːtə|  British pronunciation of the word reporter

noun

- a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories (syn: newsman, newsperson)

Examples

She's a reporter for one of the major networks.

...the reporter was careful to ask as many questions as possible without annoying anyone...

The reporter questioned her at length on her life as the First Lady.

The reporter made hundreds of telephone calls while researching the story.

The reporter has refused to reveal his sources.

The reporter demanded to see the documents.

She gave a stock answer to the reporter's question.

A reporter soon discovered the truth.

His job as a reporter gives him license to go anywhere and ask anything.

The reporter quoted the police chief as saying that an investigation would be launched soon.

The reporter tried to work that angle into his story.

The reporter persisted with his questioning.

The reporter's assignment is to interview the candidate.

The reporter is here on an assignment.

The reporter is here on assignment.

Word forms

noun
singular: reporter
plural: reporters
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