Anchorperson vs Journalist - What's the difference?

anchorperson | journalist |


As nouns the difference between anchorperson and journalist

is that anchorperson is the primary reporter on a television news broadcast while journalist is journalist.

anchorperson

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The primary reporter on a television news broadcast.
  • Synonyms

    * anchor * news anchor

    journalist

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (originally) The keeper of a personal journal, who writes in it regularly.
  • One whose occupation or is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press.
  • A reporter, who professionally does living reporting on news and current events.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-10, volume=408, issue=8848, magazine=(The Economist), author=Lexington
  • , title= Keeping the mighty honest , passage=British journalists shun complete respectability, feeling a duty to be ready to savage the mighty, or rummage through their bins. Elsewhere in Europe, government contracts and subsidies ensure that press barons will only defy the mighty so far.}}