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 ?
It chanced that a cub reporter sat in the audience, detailed there on a day dull of news and impressed by the urgent need of journalism for sensation.
The cub reporter was an artist, and it was a large brush with which he laid on the local color - wild-eyed long-haired men, neurasthenia and degenerate types of men, voices shaken with passion, clenched fists raised on high, and all projected against a background of oaths, yells, and the throaty rumbling of angry men.
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.
Hired by the Berwick Advertiser as a cub reporter, Doug spotted an afternoon's point-to-point racing at his local track Kelso and figured the office wouldn't notice if he sneaked out to watch it.
My first job in civilian life and my only job for 64 years started with me working as a greenhorn cub reporter and then going through the chairs to editor.
The film deals with a cub reporter who traces the history of people who died mysteriously after unlawfully taking a u-turn on a city flyover.
He taught himself English using a Chinese-English dictionary, and worked for the Great China News in the 1950s, starting as a cub reporter covering the prison and community beats.
Hayley, working as a cub reporter for her dad's newspaper, is pulled off her first scoop and sent on a research trip to study a rare sea turtle.
I first saw Rod as a cub reporter at Gateshead Stadium.
"What's Your Story, Wilma Rudolph?" is an exciting, inspirational junior biography in a juvenile series titled Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans.
Seventeen-year-old Hayley, working as a cub reporter for her dad's newspaper, is pulled off her first scoop (involving a blood-spattered shack) and sent on a research trip to study a rare sea turtle.
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.