- 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.
A journalist doing an interview.
journalist definition by Webster's New World
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- a person whose occupation is journalism; reporter, news editor, etc.
- a person who keeps a journal or diary
journalist definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One whose occupation is journalism.
- One who keeps a journal.