video journalist

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video journalist (plural video journalists)

  1. A journalist who handles all aspects of production on their own, acting as reporter, cameraman and editor.
    • 2008, Deborah Wilson, in Chapman & Kinsey (Eds.), Broadcast Journalism: A Critical Introduction, Taylor & Francis 2008, page 22:
      BBC Video Journalist (VJ) Trainer Warwick Wise says: With video journalism, you are working harder, there's no getting away from that, but you're also seeing genuine benefits.
    • 2011, The Guardian, 25 Jan 2011:
      The video journalist Mohamed Abdelfattah has posted some distressing tweets – using the Twitter for Blackberry app – from the scene of the protests, where he says he has been arrested.