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 ?
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.
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.
BACK in my days as a cub reporter I was frequently tasked to work on Boxing Day, covering breaking news of all types for the national press.
He started his career in 1970 as a cub reporter with The News, Portsmouth, and worked for several news agencies and local newspapers around the country before joining the Birmingham Evening Mail in the late 70s as a senior reporter.
Later as a cub reporter with the Chron I covered Gateshead and had some grand times when the likes of Bobby Mitchell, Lawrie McMenemy, Jackie Herron, and Bennett Steele were on a very limited wages sheet.
She, a young celebrity finding her feet and me, a cub reporter finding my way in showbiz journalism, we would eye each other warily from across the room at various haunts.
I was a cub reporter on the Daily Mail and my mission impossible was to unmask Labour Cabinet ministers as secret champagne socialists.
Tara Cain was a cub reporter with Carol, who was a news and features writer at the Birmingham Post & Mail from 1990 to 2000.
As a cub reporter I watched with admiration how the statesmen of the newsroom operated, calling on their vast experience and array of contacts to craft their copy with deft efficiency.
To who can we now look for reflections on the reign of Margaret Thatcher, bus conducting in Dundee, trade unionism, overpaid footballers, the crisis of global capitalism and life as a cub reporter on the Scotsman in the 1970s.
CBS News Senior Correspondent Bob Schieffer was a cub reporter on the Fort Worth Star Telegram when he answered a phone call from Lee Harvey Oswald's mother, asking for a ride to Dallas to see her son.