- n. Alternative form of copy boy.
- copy + boy (Wiktionary)
“His first records at Bulwark Publishing mention him as a copyboy working for editor August Villers in 1909.”
“He graduated from Gonzaga College High School in the District and had his first newspaper job as a copyboy at The Post before he enlisted in the Navy during World War II.”
“He worked summers as a copyboy for the Oklahoma City Times while working toward his degree at the University of Missouri.”
“After serving a hitch in the Merchant Marine, Mr. Batten went to work in 1947 as a copyboy at his family-owned newspaper, the Norfolk, Va.,”
“Klein began his career in journalism as a copyboy at the New York Daily News, in 1957.”
“A contributing editor at Vanity Fair since 1996, Carl Bernstein began his journalism career at age 16 as a copyboy for The Washington Evening Star.”
“Purdum had spent the last 23 years at The New York Times, where he started as a copyboy in 1982.”
“Starting as a copyboy for the Herald of Melbourne, Australia, Mr. Thomson had a distinguished and at times harrowing career as a foreign correspondent for the Financial Times, then served successfully in various senior editing positions at the FT, and then as editor of the Times of London.”
“The thrusting began in 1944, when Mr. Gelb, expecting to be drafted, dropped out of the City College of New York and landed a job as a scrappy Times copyboy.”
“And I was a copyboy for The New York Times by day and I had a secret life at night where I was a guerrilla reporter for L&S during the Columbia riots and all.”
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