Announcer



a person who , especially one who introduces programs, presents news items, reads advertisements, and does other similar assignments over radio or television.
Contemporary Examples

Cobb liked his distinctive voice and Cornelius was soon hired as an announcer on WVON.
Legendary ‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Battled Demons in Final Years Christine Pelisek, Allison Samuels February 1, 2012

An announcer asks, “What does health insurance reform mean for you?”
The Scariest Health Care Ads Adam Hanft August 14, 2009

“The announcer kept repeating, ‘Oahu is being attacked by the Japanese,’” Patsy recalls.
Pearl Harbor’s Anniversary Sparks Memories of a Long-Ago Dance Contest Michael Daly December 6, 2012

The announcer then asked what bills Symms had passed in his eight years of Congress; 15 seconds of silence followed.
Conservative Idaho Congressman Calls For Bipartisanship Ben Jacobs July 24, 2013

As ominous music plays, an announcer warns that, “Today, too many politicians embrace Washington’s same old broken ways.”
The Hug That Ruined Crist Jim DeFede February 9, 2010

Historical Examples

As the witches turned and began dancing towards it, the deep voice of the announcer spoke over the muted jingle.
Prologue to an Analogue Leigh Richmond

“You all know this young lady,” the announcer’s voice went on.
The Martian Cabal Roman Frederick Starzl

While the tableau is performed, the poem may be read by the announcer.
Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants James H. Head

“Come on, kid,” the announcer was calling to him from the center of the ring.
Spring Street James H. Richardson

“Casualties from yesterday’s disastrous earthquake now total thirty-one injured,” the announcer reported.
Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X Victor Appleton

noun
a person who announces, esp one who reads the news, introduces programmes, etc, on radio or television
n.

1610s, agent noun from announce. Radio sense is recorded from 1922.

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