deskman

[desk-man, -muh n]

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.

Origin of deskman

First recorded in 1890–95; desk + man1
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