Meaning of “cub reporter” in the English Dictionary

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"cub reporter" in English

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cub reporternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkʌb rɪˌpɔː.tər/ us /ˈkʌb rɪˌpɔːr.t̬ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • He forgave everybody, even the cub reporter who had painted him red and to whom he now granted a full page with specially posed photographs. 
  • Once a cub reporter was ordered by his city editor to go and interview a certain man. 
  • The cub reporter was a trifle perplexed by this talking over him and around him and at him. 
  • The great author ought to be coming to his school out of respect for him, not because a seventeen-year-old cub reporter sent him. 
  • They knew me, and when they saw Tom towing my hamper they cracked a few jokes about the new Times cub reporter and waved us through. 

(Definition of “cub reporter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)