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advice columnist

noun
a newspaper, website or magazine columnist that replies to e-mails and letters sent by readers and gives them advice

anchor

noun
a TV presenter that introduces reports in broadcasting or sports

announcer

noun
a radio or TV presenter who is in charge of giving information about different programs

broadcaster

noun
a person whose job is to talk on radio or TV programs

camera operator

noun
someone who is in charge of operating the camera in producing a TV program or a motion picture

censor

noun
someone whose job involves reviewing and suppressing obscene or politically unwanted material from a book, movie, etc.

city editor

noun
an editor in a newspaper whose job includes dealing with the local news and assigning tasks to the staff

columnist

noun
a journalist who writes articles on a particular subject, for a newspaper or magazine, on a regular basis

commentator

noun
someone who writes or talks about the events of the day or a particular subject in a newspaper or on a social platform or TV

compere

noun
an individual who is in charge of introducing the performers in a TV show, play, etc.

contributor

noun
someone who writes a piece to be published in a newspaper or magazine

correspondent

noun
a reporter who covers the news from a particular area or on a particular subject, working for a newspaper, TV or radio station

cub reporter

noun
a young and inexperienced newspaper journalist

disk jockey

noun
a radio presenter that announces and plays recorded music

editor

noun
someone who is in charge of a newspaper agency, magazine, etc. and decides what should be published

editorialist

noun
a journalist who writes editorial pieces in the press

floor manager

noun
a person who is in charge of managing the stage in a TV production

frontman

noun
a male TV presenter whose job involves telling the audience what is happening in different sections of a TV program

guest

noun
a well-known figure or celebrity who is asked to take part in a TV show, concert, etc.

has-been

noun
a person who was once considered famous or successful, but is no longer popular

host

noun
someone who acts as the moderator in a TV or radio program

journalist

noun
someone who prepares news to be broadcast or writes for newspapers, magazines, or news websites

lighting engineer

noun
a technician who is in charge of the lights in a TV or motion picture set or theater stage

listener

noun
someone who listens to a radio broadcast or podcast

narrator

noun
a person who provides a spoken commentary for a TV show, movie, etc. whom the audience cannot see

newscaster

noun
a presenter who reads the news during a TV or radio program

newsreader

noun
a presenter who reads the news during a TV or radio program

panel

noun
a group of people with special skills or knowledge who have been brought together to discuss, give advice or make a decision about an issue

panelist

noun
someone who takes part in a TV or radio news bulletin in an advisory capacity

paparazzo

noun
a photographer who follows celebrities for the purpose of taking interesting or controversial photographs and selling them to newspapers or magazines

photographer

noun
someone whose hobby or job is taking photographs

presenter

noun
someone who appears in a TV or radio show, introducing different sections

producer

noun
a person who deals with supervisory tasks or financial affairs in making a motion picture, play, etc.

publicist

noun
a person whose job is to make a new actor, product, etc. known to the public

question master

noun
a TV or radio host who is in charge of asking the questions in a quiz show

rat pack

noun
photographers and reporters who pursue celebrities in a way that is considered annoying

reader

noun
someone who regularly reads a newspaper, magazine, etc.

readership

noun
the group of people who read a particular book, magazine or newspaper on a regular basis

reporter

noun
a person who gathers and reports news or does interviews for a newspaper, TV or radio station, etc.

scriptwriter

noun
a person whose job is to write scripts for movies, TV series, etc.

shock jock

noun
a radio presenter who is known for expressing provocative or offensive opinions

snapper

noun
a photographer, especially one who takes photographs of the celebrities and sells them to a newspaper

sponsor

noun
a person or an organization that pays the expenses of a TV, radio or online program as a means of advertisement

stringer

noun
a newspaper journalist who is not a regular member of the staff, reporting on a particular subject from time to time

subeditor

noun
a person who is in charge of revising the content of a newspaper or magazine before it is published

subscriber

noun
someone who pays to receive a number of a newspaper, magazine, or online newsfeed on a regular basis

televangelist

noun
an evangelical preacher who appears on TV regularly, asking for charity or trying to convert people

video jockey

noun
someone whose job is to introduce and play music videos on TV, or at a party or other entertainment

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