Columnist (noun)

A person who writes a regular column for a newspaper or magazine.


Late 19th century: from column + -ist.


  1. The newspaper's chief political columnist has a reputation for being very opinionated.
  2. His columns are always well-written and thought-provoking.
  3. The magazine's health columnist is a licensed nutritionist.
  4. She's been working as a columnist for the last five years.
  5. Many famous journalists got their start as columnists for small town newspapers.
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