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Richard Gaisford – Chief Correspondent, Good Morning Britain

The first time Richard experimented with this type of kit was on a solo trip to Thailand to cover the Boxing Day floods in 2004. He used a video camera to film and a mac to edit, then had to get to a satellite dish to feed it back – something that was completely revolutionary back then. Nowadays, this is standard practice, and every journalist is expected to be a reporter, cameraman and editor. It certainly means more work, but it also has its perks. Having less equipment means journalists can now access places that would’ve been near impossible before – for example, filming at an airport during an airline strike, or even in the middle of the ocean!

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