copy boy


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copy boy

also cop·y·boy (kŏp′ē-boi′)
n.
A boy employed by a newspaper or broadcast news office to carry copy and run errands.
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On that night, I was working as a copy boy at Scotland's oldest newspaper, the Glasgow Herald.
On his 2015 Tracker album there is a song dedicated to another famous Geordie, as he explained: "When I was 15, I was a copy boy on the Evening Chronicle in Newcastle.
Hinton's wife held up a note, 'Remember, you don't work for him any more.' It was 2011, and Hinton had resigned from News International at the height of the phone-hacking scandal after more than 50 years as a Murdoch employee - starting out at 15 as a copy boy, before rising through the ranks to become the media tycoon's right-hand man.
Hinton's wife held up a note, 'Remember, you don't work for him any more.' It was 2011, and Hinton had resigned from News International at the height of the phone-hacking scandal after more than 50 years, as a Murdoch employee - starting out as a copy boy aged 15, before rising through the ranks to become the media tycoon's right-hand man.
After dropping out of law school, he kicked around at some inconsequential jobs before landing at the rough-and-tumble City News Bureau of Chicago as a copy boy and then a field reporter, and his rapport with the black community in the heavily segregated, openly racist city gave him his first taste of the importance of finding and respecting sources.
John's career in journalism started as a copy boy with the Glasgow Herald where he learned his trade with some of the country's top photographers.
I suspect that the boys in the newsroom, from the copy boy to the editor in chief, were half in love with Monica.
From copy boy to a member of The Philadelphia Inquirer's editorial board.
An "April Fool" boy born on April 1, Fred joined the Mail in 1944 as a "pencil sharpener and copy boy" and worked his way up the ranks after taking National Service.
Basil tells the story of the singer-songwriter's teenage days spent working as a copy boy for the paper in the early 1960s.
A former Associated Press copy boy who became a reporter and manager at United Press International, Webster contributed to several publications over the next decades.
Alan joined the Record as a copy boy aged 15, when the paper was based at Hope Street in Glasgow.