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press agent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Advertising & marketing
press agentˈpress ˌagent noun [countable]  BBMsomeone whose job is to supply photographs or information about a particular actor, musician etc to newspapers, radio, or television
Examples from the Corpus
press agentThis guy must have had a press agent.The difference between a bandit and a patriot is a good press agent.Because officials are so anxious to get good press, there is often tremendous pressure on the government press agent.She preferred eating there, and she was reading the latest stack of clippings her press agent had sent her.They tried it on a male movie star in Hollywood and he told his right salary and his press agent quit him.The press agent succeeded by having Rockefeller give money to charity.
From Longman Business Dictionarypress agentˈpress ˌagent MARKETINGJOBa person whose job is to supply information about a well-known person or an important company to the newspapers, TV etcRockefeller hired a press agent to improve his image. agent
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