copy girl

copy girl

also cop·y·girl (kŏp′ē-gûrl′)
n.
A girl employed by a newspaper or broadcast news office to carry copy and run errands.
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Our friend Nora Ephron [writer and director of Sleepless In Seattle, You've Got Mail and Julie & Julia] was a brilliant woman and when she went to interview at Newsweek, she was told she was very welcome to be a researcher, copy girl or secretary, but reporters are men.
The interviewer told her she was a brilliant woman and very welcome to be a researcher, copy girl or a secretary, but the reporters were men.
David Morrissey and Peter Capaldi, pictured, are both fantastic as the chain-smoking, hard boozing "mean spirited bunch of b***, with hearts like bone and minds trained to think the worst of everyone," while Jayd Johnson is a real discovery as Paddy Meehan the young office copy girl who finds herself right in the middle of the deadly mystery.
Jayd plays copy girl Paddy, working in a Glasgow newspaper office in 1982.
While being inducted into the Society of Professional Journalists' Hall of Fame in 1992, Mary Lou Forbes recalled "falling in love" with journalism as a copy girl at the former Washington Evening Star.
Sarah, who works as a copy girl at the Sunday Mail, now hopes to impress the judges in a gorgeous gown by Scots designer Spencer Railton.
Once on the job, she quickly finds out that her role is less of an assistant journalist and more of a coffee and copy girl.
His daughter, Hope (Christiane Noll), has returned from the Most Expensive University in the World to join the family business as a fax and copy girl.
After her 1942 graduation from college, she went to Washington as a copy girl for the Washington Daily News.
50-a-week copy girl at 22, and moved to United Press International after a year.
Not that it would have mattered; he'd already been reported by another copy girl -- to no apparent punitive effect.
She went to work as a copy girl at The New York Times, and then as a reporter for The Miami Herald, the Atlanta Constitution, the San Jose Mercury News, and The Wall Street Journal.