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correspondent

Commerce a person or firm that has regular business relations with another, esp one in a different part of the country or abroad

Correspondent

 

(1) Professional journalist who holds a staff position on a publication (a newspaper’s own correspon-dent), or who carries out special assignments of the editorial board (special correspondent), or who specializes in a given field of journalism (for example, a newspaper or magazine photographer).

(2) A contributor to a publication who does not hold a staff position but regularly does some work for one of the media of mass information or propaganda (worker or village correspon-dent, military correspondent, youth correspondent).

(3) The editorial board of a newspaper, radio station, or television station, contributing to another organ of mass information or propaganda (collective correspondent).

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During her seven years she has been seen on numerous and varied projects - one minute reporting from the scene of an erupting volcano in Monserrat, next at the scene of an earthquake in India.
Shots rang out and the man was eventually shot dead, journalists reporting from the scene said.