a reporter or commentator assigned to send news or opinions directly from battle areas.
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How to use war correspondent in a sentence
It was 1973, and 25-year-old Becker was off to be a war correspondent.Three female journalists who braved the chaos of Vietnam | Jacqueline Winspear | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
That mind-set underpinned her work, and Becker describes a maturing war correspondent, one not afraid to dig deep.Three female journalists who braved the chaos of Vietnam | Jacqueline Winspear | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
It took time for many reporters and producers to realize what was going on and shift their coverage as congressional correspondents turned into war correspondents, phoning in reports as they ducked for cover.From historic day to ‘insurrection,’ how the mob takeover of the Capitol unfolded in news coverage | Jeremy Barr, Paul Farhi | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
He attempted to resurrect his once-serious journalism career by joining Fox News in 2001 as a war correspondent but was essentially booted out of Iraq in 2003 for divulging troop positions.How Geraldo Rivera, the sensationalist showman of ’80s TV, became the voice of election reason on Fox News | Jeremy Barr, Elahe Izadi | December 17, 2020 | Washington Post
And VanDyke and Fischer had dinner with war correspondent Steven Sotloff mere weeks before he was kidnapped.‘Point and Shoot’ Captures the Birth of a Warrior on Film | Lloyd Grove | October 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
David J. Morris is a former Marine infantry officer and war correspondent.Surviving War Doesn’t Turn All Veterans into Victims, Sometimes it Helps Them Grow | David Morris | May 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
John Avlon on the war correspondent who never settled for anything short of the truth.
Dutch war correspondent Hans-Jaap Melissen knows Syria and its conflict well.
Gellhorn was the better journalist and war correspondent, a fact that gnawed at Hemingway.The Wonderful ‘Hemingway & Gellhorn:’ Nicole Kidman, Clive Owen, and the HBO Movie | Allen Barra | May 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Brodrick's reasons made him feel extremely uncomfortable in offering such a dangerous post as war correspondent to young Prothero.The Creators | May Sinclair
Perhaps I should have stated ere this that in addition to my duties as a soldier, I combined those of a “war correspondent.”A Raw Recruit's War Experiences | Ansel D. Nickerson
Charming associations surround the spot where I foregathered with the great war correspondent.Thirty Years in Australia | Ada Cambridge
The war correspondent's face whitened for an instant, then the colour surged back in waves.The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
Presently there was a step behind him and he turned—to look into the face of the war correspondent who spoke first.The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
British Dictionary definitions for war correspondent
a journalist who reports on a war from the scene of action
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