A reporter or correspondent who works for a news agency on a part-time basis, especially one covering local news for a newspaper published in a different area; -- called also string correspondent.
A correspondent for a newspaper or a news agency, usually part time, who often covers a certain subject or geographic area. The person is usually paid according to the number or length of stories printed by the newspaper.
a freelance journalist, who is paid for each piece of published or broadcast work, rather than receiving a regular salary
a freelancer who has been assigned an area by the newspaper on a freelance basis
a free-lance writer for newspapers
A part-time reporter or correspondent.
A writer who works for a newspaper but does not report to the office every day.