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Camera Operator Greg Nelson has worked at the ABC’s Northbourne office in Canberra for 13 years and before then in commercial televison. He’s passionate about shooting video and photographs and sometimes steps into the journalist’s shoes to produce and present stories for News 24, 7pm and 7.30.

"It’s easy to imagine myself in Peter’s situation and that’s a terrifying thought."

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(Correspondent Hayden Cooper and Producer Fouad Abughosh filming outside Tora Prison in Cairo.)

Middle East Correspondent Hayden Cooper recalls the shock and fear he felt as the verdict against Al Jazeera English journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues was delivered and he discusses the challenges of reporting in Egypt.

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GEELONG BUREAU - A YEAR OF TELLING LOCAL STORIES

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(Geelong VJ Cameron Best at Ford’s plant, about to go live on ABC1 and ABC News 24 as the carmaker cuts jobs.)

In July 2013, the ABC established three new regional news bureaux, in Geelong, Ipswich and Parramatta, as part of the News Initiative.  Almost a year on, Geelong video journalist Cameron Best details the opportunities and challenges he and colleague Margaret Paul face in a city facing its own difficulties.

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