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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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.
Karl, a decent footballer himself in his youth, had joined the Western Mail in 1956 as a copy boy running errands but he soon showed his future lay in writing.
e song Basil, on the star's new album Tracker, out this week, tells the story of the singer-songwriter's teenage days spent working as a copy boy for us 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.
Utley, the son of a pioneering Chicago television news couple, began as a copy boy for the Chicago Sun-Times and rose to prominence as a globe-trotting correspondent for three networks, moderator of "Meet the Press" and weekend anchor of "NBC Nightly News" and "Sunday Today," noted Chicago media expert Robert Feder.
Orme has been with the Tribune for 35 years, starting as a copy boy and also serving as a reporter, film critic, features editor and news editor.
Alec, who died at his home in Honley, aged 81 on August 7 after a short illness, started his journalistic career as a copy boy on the Telegraph and Argus at Bradford and moved to the Dewsbury Reporter series where he had charge of the Mirfield edition.
He was a copy boy at the Daily Worker and then a clerk in Glasgow Corporation's Public Assistance Department.
Pristel started his career with News Limited as a copy boy at The Herald, before joining the merged Herald Sun.