Life as a Middle East Correspondent with Matt Brown

Episode 3 May 24, 2018 00:35:18
Life as a Middle East Correspondent with Matt Brown
Dyason House Podcast
Life as a Middle East Correspondent with Matt Brown
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Show Notes

ABC Middle East correspondent Matt Brown is a four time Walkley Award winner and courageous front-line journalist. We discuss Matt's journey from a student journalist covering Papua New Guinea, to hiking illegally over the Syrian border during civil war. It's a rare insight into what it's like to report from some of the toughest locations on the planet and how to land a job doing it.

Music: Jade by Scott Buckley

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