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Jackson Vernon

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Reporter in Western Syd @abcnews Don't hold Aunty to account for these ramblings. Story tip? jackson.vernon@abc.net.au.

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Biography

Your trusty video journalist for the ABC. I work in Newcastle; the second biggest city in NSW, seventh biggest in Australia, and home to more coal and coffee than is humanely possible. Big interest in Australian and American politics, the environment, heritage and culture, including fashion and m...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Radio news reporter with the ABC

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I wish!

How is social media changing news?

It's revolutionised it. I use it in every aspect of my job, from news gathering, to finding sources, to keeping in touch with contacts

Awards

NSW Regional Media Award

2014 - Television News and Current Affairs