Translation of legman in Spanish:

legman

reportero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlɛɡman//ˈlɛɡmæn/

noun

  • 1

    (reporter)
    reportero masculine
    • Telephones were brand new, allowing legmen to call in the details to rewrite and get the story into the paper within minutes.
    • Rick Bragg flew to cities where he collected clips and the work of legmen, but often did little or no reporting on his own.
    • Fed by press agents, tipsters, legmen and ghost writers, he possessed the extraordinary ability to make a Broadway show a hit, create overnight celebrities; enhance or destroy a political career.
    • He works closely with reporters, trading sources and information and using them as legmen.
    • For the writer without a personal legman, there are other options.
  • 2

    (assistant)
    asistente masculine
    • Spotters trolled the city for pregnant women, and contacts or legmen approached pregnant women who seemed in need of help.
    • In effect, however, they are acting as legmen for organized crime, which has turned southern Africa's stolen scrap into a lucrative industry.
    • Wolfe needs Fritz, I feel, more than he needs Theodore, or you, the legman.
    • He starred along with J.T. Terlesky (later calling himself John) as college students looking for some extra income and excitement by hiring themselves out as legmen to a bail bondsman played for two episodes by Don Calfa and after that by Claude Akins.
    • There's a detective agency with an unusual boss and even stranger legmen.