Overview

A correspondent is an on-the-scene reporter who is also sometimes called a journalist. Correspondents contribute news to newspapers, radio stations, and television stations. Most correspondents work from remote areas and often from foreign countries. Unlike reporters, a correspondent places some of their own opinions into the news piece and report as they see things happening. The title of this position comes from the time that news was released via letters to newspapers. Today, they use all types of methods to provide information on news that is happening all over the world.

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