cub reporter

cub reporter

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a trainee reporter on a newspaper

cub′ report`er


n.
novice newspaper reporter.
[1895–1900]
References in classic literature ?
It chanced that a cub reporter sat in the audience, detailed there on a day dull of news and impressed by the urgent need of journalism for sensation.
The cub reporter was an artist, and it was a large brush with which he laid on the local color - wild-eyed long-haired men, neurasthenia and degenerate types of men, voices shaken with passion, clenched fists raised on high, and all projected against a background of oaths, yells, and the throaty rumbling of angry men.
Humorous half-columns in the local papers, written in the customary silly way by unlicked cub reporters just out of grammar school, tickled the fancy of San Francisco for a fleeting moment in that the steamship Mariposa had rescued some sea-waifs possessed of a cock-and-bull story that not even the reporters believed.
He taught himself English using a Chinese-English dictionary, and worked for the Great China News in the 1950s, starting as a cub reporter covering the prison and community beats.
Hayley, working as a cub reporter for her dad's newspaper, is pulled off her first scoop and sent on a research trip to study a rare sea turtle.
I first saw Rod as a cub reporter at Gateshead Stadium.
When your columnist was a cub reporter covering Rovers, Mellon was a member of a side regularly in the second tier of English football.
is an exciting, inspirational junior biography in a juvenile series titled Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans.
Seventeen-year-old Hayley, working as a cub reporter for her dad's newspaper, is pulled off her first scoop (involving a blood-spattered shack) and sent on a research trip to study a rare sea turtle.
Pamela Wernham as Jeannie, Hannah Howie as her best friend Zoe and Scott McFarlan as the Rob, the cub reporter with big ambitions and a life-changing secret, just shade the honours in an extremely talented cast.
Marine Corps Reserves program since she was a high school student and cub reporter for the Bronx Times Reporter newspaper in New York City in 1982.
He appears to have no fear that simple fact-checking by even a cub reporter could have exposed his claim to be a Noble Laureate, or many other lies.