See also: cub-reporter
- (dated) A young, inexperienced reporter employed by a newspaper or magazine.
1915, P. G. Wodehouse, chapter 2, in Psmith, Journalist:
- The cub-reporter cannot make a name for himself unless he is favoured by fortune.
- 1967, Carlos Baker, "His Beat Was The World," (review of By-line: Ernest Hemingway, edited by William White), New York Times, 28 May, p. SM49:
- He had begun at 18 as a cub reporter for The Kansas City Star.
- 2004, James Poniewozik, "Shallow Like a Fox," Time, 20 Jan.:
- Like a cub reporter aspiring to be the next David Brinkley, Seacrest is, in a way, applying for a job that no longer exists.
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