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 (no͞oz′pûr′sən, nyo͞oz′-)
A newsman or a newswoman.


(Communications & Information) a newsman or woman


(ˈnuzˌpɜr sən, ˈnyuz-)

a person employed to gather, report, or broadcast news.
usage: See -person.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.newsperson - a person who investigates and reports or edits news storiesnewsperson - a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
communicator - a person who communicates with others
newswoman - a female newsperson
television newscaster, television reporter, TV newsman, TV reporter - someone who reports news stories via television
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Brian Williams' trauma should be a wake-up call to every anchor and newsperson who so desperately seeks attention as "more'' than a mere reader of news.
No nosy newsperson discovered that the (admittedly glorious) food had to be cooked in the homes of village volunteers, transported along the icy street and reheated in the sole kitchen in Crookham that is fit only for washing up.
CDATA[ Veteran newsperson Helen Thomas of Hearst told <br/>Jews to get the hell out of Palestine.
This way the reader, or the viewer, continues to trust the professional reporting of the newsperson, or the publisher, and separately gets to read, or hear, their personal point of view.
The examples range in style from a resume for a young person seeking experience as a caregiver, to an aspiring newsperson, an inventor-in-training, and much more.
If I could have another career, I would love to work in radio, as a disc jockey, newsperson or whatever.
But I applaud any TV newsperson who refuses to leave the studio.
As a newsperson with a long history of covering events rather than commenting on them, I find it difficult to exchange the skin of objective observer for the coat of enthusiastic cheerleader.
Does any newsperson ever consider that some accused priests might actually be innocent?
In an unrelated incident, a local newsperson was interviewing a CG official about a tanker that had leaked a small amount of oil into Boston Harbor.
Brick's semi-voiced narration is pleasantly pitched and clearly spoken in the portentous style of the TV newsperson, using many pauses to give each word a suitable dramatic significance.
No one seems to care much if the newsperson says, "Big car chase in Gardena.