- a person whose occupation is journalism; reporter, news editor, etc.
- a person who keeps a journal or diary
A journalist doing an interview.
The definition of a journalist is a person who writes or reports, such as for a newspaper or magazine.
A writer of columns for the New York Times is an example of a journalist.
- One whose occupation is journalism.
- One who keeps a journal.
From journal + -ist.
- About the same period began his activities as a journalist and publicist.
- CHARLES EMORY SMITH (1842-1908), American journalist and political leader, was born in Mansfield, Connecticut, on the 18th of February 1842.
- It is not too much to say that at the present day an experienced journalist, in a place like Vienna or Berlin, can give more information to an ambassador than the ambassador can give to him.
- In his early years he was an active political journalist, and from 1826 to 1830 opposed the reactionary policy of the king in Le Globe.
- Journalist Brooks Atkinson, said: "After each war, there is a little less democracy left to save."