newswoman

[nooz-woom-uhn, nyooz-]
noun, plural newswomen.
1.
a woman employed to gather news, as for a newspaper, magazine, or radio or television news bureau.
2.
a woman who reports the news on radio or television.
3.
a woman who sells or distributes newspapers, periodicals, etc.

Origin:
1925–30; news + -woman


See -woman.
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newswoman (ˈnjuːzˌwʊmən)
 
n , pl -women
informal newsreader, Gender-neutral forms: reporter a female newsreader or reporter

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