correspondent correspondent  /ˌkɔ rə ˈspɑn dənt/


  1. (n) someone who communicates by means of letters
  2. (n) a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
  3. (adj) similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar


  1. Carney has written about politics for PTI since 1993, most recently as PTI White House correspondent, and he has been at PTI since 1988.
  2. Samuel Wurzelbacher, the man who gained fame by quizzing Barack Obama about his tax plan, tries his hand at a new career: war correspondent.
  3. With most of the nations of the world determined to keep the others from knowing what they are up to, nowadays a foreign correspondent's job is tough.


  1. War Correspondent Michael Hastings Dies In SoCal Car Crash

    Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings has died in a car accident in Los Angeles. He won a Polk Award for magazine reporting for a story that was credited with ending Gen. Stanley McChrystal's career after it revealed the military's candid criticisms of the Obama administration.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CBS San Francisco

  2. War Correspondent Michael Hastings Killed In Car Accident

    War correspondent and Buzzfeed reporter Michael Hastings died this morning in a car accident in LA. We are shocked and devastated by the news that Michael Hastings is gone.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  3. Sun foreign correspondent charged in bribery probe

    Police say The Sun newspaper's chief foreign correspondent has been charged over alleged corrupt payments to public officials. It's the latest in a series of bribery-related charges filed against senior ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "Barry Bearak, a Times correspondent based in Johannesburg, was taken into custody today by police in Harare, Zimbabwe, where he was covering the elections. We do not know where he is being held, or what, if any, charges have been made against...
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Bill Keller Source: Reuters South Africa

  2. "All I ever wanted to be was a foreign correspondent," Carroll wrote last year in the American Journalism Review. "It seemed the right time to try to make it happen."
    on Jan 9, 2006 By: Jill Carroll Source: CBS News

  3. Mr. Murdoch said: "Mr. Thomson's outstanding career as a financial journalist, foreign correspondent and editor, equips him perfectly for the position."
    on May 20, 2008 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: Wall Street Journal

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