Journalist definition

jûrnə-lĭst
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A person whose occupation is journalism; reporter, news editor, etc.
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A person who keeps a journal or diary.
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One whose occupation is journalism.
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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.

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(originally) The keeper of a personal journal, who writes in it regularly.
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One whose occupation or is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press.
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A reporter, who professionally does living reporting on news and current events.
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One who keeps a journal.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
journalist
Plural:
journalists

Origin of journalist

  • From journal +‎ -ist.

    From Wiktionary