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Hug a Newsman Day

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About Hug a Newsman Day

When is Hug a Newsman Day? This holiday is always celebrated on April 4

Hug a Newsman Day is today, an April 4 holiday. Today is your opportunity to give a great, big hug to your local newsperson. C’mon, admit it. You’ve watched your cute newsman day in and day out. You’ve always told yourself if you ever see him in person, you will give him a great, big hug. Well, today is your opportunity.

Any questions on how to celebrate this day?

Important Note: Today is also a day to hug a newswoman. They wouldn’t want to be left out of this very special day. While we most often think of highly visible news anchors and reporters, make sure to hug news people behind the scenes and anyone involved in reporting the news.

How to Celebrate Hug a Newsman Day

This is a very simple and easy day to celebrate.

  • All you have to do is find a newsperson and give them a great big bear hug.
  • Of course, if you choose to hug anyone else in the business of gathering and reporting the news, feel free to do so.

Note: First, you might want to consider asking for permission to give them. 

Newsman Day

Today's Quote

“And that’s the way it is”. – – Walter Cronkite

History and Origin of Hug a Newsman Day

Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. This holiday was likely created by a newsperson. However, this might be the start of a budding romance by someone who wanted to hug a newsman and simply needed an excuse.

This is referred to as a “National” day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day.

Definition of “National” Days – and why it is important to distinguish true National days.

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