[ desk-man, -muh n ]
/ ˈdɛskˌmæn, -mən /
noun, plural desk·men [desk-men, -muh n] /ˈdɛskˌmɛn, -mən/.
Journalism. a member of a newspaper staff who processes news and prepares copy, usually from information telephoned in by reporters.
a person who works at a desk.
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She watched him as he moved away into the crowd, with powerful erect body—the deskman's droop almost gone out of his shoulders.Rose of Dutcher's Coolly|Hamlin Garland
I don't believe the deskman finished making assignments when we went over to coffee.Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy