desk man

deskman

[desk-man, -muhn]
noun, plural deskmen [desk-men, -muhn] .
1.
Journalism. a member of a newspaper staff who processes news and prepares copy, usually from information telephoned in by reporters.
2.
a person who works at a desk.

Origin:
1890–95; desk + man1

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