- a young and rather inexperienced newspaper reporter.
Origin of cub reporter
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Behind him Martin could hear the cub-reporter tiptoeing to the door.The Case and Exceptions
Frederick Trevor Hill
- a trainee reporter on a newspaper