Journalist - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒɜːrnəlɪst|  American pronunciation of the word journalist
Brit.  |ˈdʒəːn(ə)lɪst|  British pronunciation of the word journalist


- a writer for newspapers and magazines
- someone who keeps a diary or journal (syn: diarist)


...a journalist who has won awards for two of his feature stories...

... Landau's piece, examining the fan's, and the journalist's responsibility to rock stars ...

a journalist conducting interviews with political leaders

She makes a comfortable living as a journalist.

She tries to be a fair and neutral journalist.

...a journalist who writes his well-crafted stories with remarkable celerity...

...during World War II journalist Ernie Pyle gained fame for his sympathetic reports on the wartime experiences of the common dogface...

...a once highly admired journalist whose reputation is now that of a disgraced fabulist...

She maintains a hectic schedule as a journalist and mother.

...the student journalist asked questions as probing as those of a seasoned intelligencer...

...a partisan news program whose host is more of a lickspittle for the White House than a serious journalist...

She worked as a peripatetic journalist for most of her life.

The journalist tried to get access to proprietary information.

The journalist was ruthless in his criticism.

...a tabloid journalist who has never scrupled to reveal the most intimate details about the lives of celebrities...

Word forms

singular: journalist
plural: journalists
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