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Here are some behind the scene photos from inside last night’s ‘Spin Room’ at Sky News where Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn were grilled as part of the “Battle for Number 10 programme”. It was my first time anywhere in the Sky campus and it is a pretty impressive setup. Our main political correspondent was...
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I had a wonderful experience earlier today filming the London Philharmonic Orchestra for ITV News with Producer Lucia Walker and Correspondent Sally Lockwood. The Orchestra were practicing ahead of two nights of performances at the Hammersmith Apollo playing songs from 20 years of Pokemon games. I was really looking forward to it being tonight’s ‘And Finally’...
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Last Wednesday I was tasked by BBC News to cover the final departure of the Royal Navy Aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious from her home port of Portsmouth as she sets off for a scrapyard in Turkey. She has been sold for a measly 2 million pounds and will follow the fate of her two sister...
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I had a part in filming a VT for yesterday’s Victoria Derbyshire Show where they were highlighting the alarming instances of very nasty side effects from the use of Antidepressants. The ‘extreme’ side-effects of antidepressants was a piece that went out on the show to highlight the suffering that some people are going through with these...
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Yesterday I was sent down by BBC News to the lovely town of Battle to cover a reenactment of the Battle of Hastings, commemorating the 950th Anniversary of that fateful day. I arrived at about 2pm to find that Tim and Duncan had organised a mock battle just for me to film for our piece...
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Last weekend I was deployed by BBC News to a gloriously sunny Geneva where the Americans and Russians were talking ceasefires in Syria and trying to thrash out a peace deal. I deployed with James Lansdale and Mark Georgiou to switzerland at fairly short notice not actually knowing until the last minute whether senator Kerry was going...
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The above is a short behind the scenes video filmed as Victoria Derbyshire presented her whole show from the Junior Doctor’s picket line outside St Thomas’ Hospital in Central London. We were tasked to film Victoria presenting the show using a single camera and one WMT transmission unit over the 4g mobile networks. Helped immeasurably...
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I have just returned from nine days in Switzerland working for Thomson Reuters on their Davos Today TV program. The show this year was on air for an hour each morning through four days of the World Economic Forum and highlights the issues of the day with discussion and news bulletins all led by Presenter Axel...
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