Re·port·er n. One who reports. Specifically: (a) An officer or person who makes authorized statements of law proceedings and decisions, or of legislative debates. (b) One who reports speeches, the proceedings of public meetings, news, etc., for the newspapers.
Of our tales judge and reportour. --Chaucer.
n : a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
[syn: newsman, newsperson]