Synonyms to front runner

ancestor, ancestress, announcer, antecedent, ascendant, avant-garde, begetter, bellwether, buccinator, bushwhacker, explorer, forebear, forefather, foregoer, forerunner, frontiersman, fugleman, grandparent, groundbreaker, guide, harbinger, herald, innovator, lead runner, leader, messenger, parent, pathfinder, pioneer, point, precedent, precursor, predecessor, premise, primogenitor, procreator, progenitor, progenitress, progenitrix, prototype, scout, stormy petrel, trailblazer, trailbreaker, vanguard, vaunt-courier, voortrekker, AFTRA, DJ, MC, adviser, anchor, anchor man, anchorman, annunciator, authority, bellman, broadcaster, buccinator novi temporis, channel, commentator, communicant, communicator, crier, disk jockey, emcee, enlightener, enunciator, expert witness, foreshadower, gossipmonger, grapevine, informant, information center, information medium, informer, interviewee, l