anchorman anchorman  /ˈæŋ kər ˌmæn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute

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Usage(s):

  1. With his retirement this week as anchorman from the CBS Evening News goes the man who more than anyone else has shaped and given stature to the role.
  2. Documentarian The former anchorman stands in Montana's Glacier National Park during an on-location interview for the Discovery Channel.
  3. Cronkite retires as an anchorman in 1981.

News

  1. Newseum's 'Anchorman' Exhibit Is Kind of a Big Deal

    “I’m very important. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany.” And, in addition, Ron Burgundy now has a museum exhibit to call his own. “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” at Washington’s Newseum, is based on the 2004 hit comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

  2. Anchorman 2: Kanye West 'Great' & 'Funny' On Set Says Director Adam McKay

    Kanye West was photographed in costume on the set of "Anchorman: The Legend Continues" last month and now, director Adam McKay has confirmed Yeezy's cameo in the upcoming comedy.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Access Hollywood via Yahoo! News

  3. ‘Anchorman 2? Director Says Kanye West’s Cameo ‘Went Great’

    We know that Kanye West has a cameo in the upcoming comedy Anchorman 2, but given his tendency for diva-esque behavior, we can’t help but wonder how everyone else in the film reacted to his time on the set. Turns out, West was pretty normal. “He was great, and he was funny. He came up with [...] ‘Anchorman 2? Director Says Kanye West’s Cameo ‘Went Great’ is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "What's the common thread in all of them? In `Dazed and Confused' the quarterback has the conflict with the old-school football coach," said McKay. "In (`Semi-Pro') it's the ABA verse the uptight NBA. And in `Anchorman,' you have the new...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Adam McKay Source: Guardian

  2. "It was a very frightened country. Walter became not only everybody's anchorman, he was everybody's minister, priest and rabbi," said Hewitt. "He calmed America down."
    on May 16, 2007 By: Don Hewitt Source: KUTV

  3. Of Cronkite's coverage of the Vietnam War, Safer says, "It is ...... remarkable that one anchorman, one reporter, one journalist ...... could really affect the political fate of the country ...... but they didn't call Walter the most trusted man in...
    on May 18, 2007 By: Morley Safer Source: Orlando Sentinel

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