TV Reports

Watch the clips below and see various examples of my reporting, producing, camera and editing work.

Part one of a three part series covering the Northern Territory Police’s Commanders Tactical Team. Filmed ‘fly on the wall’ style, Justin O’Brien travelled on the road detectives as they policed Darwin’s suburbs. Filmed, produced and edited by Justin O’Brien for National Nine News.

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Covering the Padang Earthquake in Indonesia, October 2009.

A two minute ‘look-live’ into Channel Nine’s 4 thirty news bulletin. The story is about the establishment of an Australian Army Water Purification system in a poor area of the Padang City. The Darwin based Engineers are converting sea water into drinking water.

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Coverage of the search for an 11 year old girl taken by a salt water crocodile near Darwin. Briony Goodsell was swimming with her 7 year old sister and two friends aged 11 and 12 in a flooded creek when she taken.

(Footage courtesy Channel Nine News, Darwin)

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Part two of a three part series covering the Northern Territory Police’s Commanders Tactical Team. Filmed ‘fly on the wall’ style, Justin O’Brien travelled on the road detectives as they policed Darwin’s suburbs. Filmed, produced and edited by Justin O’Brien for National Nine News.

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Justin O’Brien news story about Darwin based First Armoured Regiment troops trainning at a live firing range in California USA. The Aussie Abrams Tanks soldiers attack a make-believe City while US Marines advance firing on foot.

(Footage courtesy ADF and Channel Nine, Darwin)

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Part three of a three part series covering the Northern Territory Police’s Commanders Tactical Team. Filmed ‘fly on the wall’ style, Justin O’Brien travelled on the road detectives as they policed Darwin’s suburbs. Filmed, produced and edited by Justin O’Brien for National Nine News.

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Justin O’Brien – Live Shot into National Nine News afternoon 4:30 bulletin. The 2-Way is about a Darwin Child Care Centre and a nine month old baby who was left alone inside after the workers went home for the night. The baby boys mother smashed a window to get inside and reach her child. 28th of Jan. 2009

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Justin O’Brien Live Shot into National Nine News afternoon 4:30 bulletin. The look-live is about a memorial service to mark the 67th Anniversary of the Bombing Of Darwin by the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War Two.

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A rouge fish is stalking swimmers in Darwin’s man made Lake Alexander. Reporter Justin O’Brien hits the water to attempt to catch the monster fish!

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A rouge fish is stalking swimmers in Darwin’s man made Lake Alexander is caught by Darwin City Council men. New bait did the trick according to reporter Justin O’Brien, see him attempt to interview the monster fish!

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A view of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) from the back of a motorbike during peak hour traffic. This video accompanies the blog ‘Easy Rider’ on the ‘News Blogs’ link. The video was filmed using an Olympus 4 meg pixel camera on movie mode, then edited on Final Cut Express and uploaded to Youtube as an MPEG4 file.

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