Townsville Floods 2019


#1

Please discuss Townsville Flood coverage here.


General News Events - Coverage Discussion
#2

Townsville dam gates now opened to their full settings. I believe all networks should be increasing their coverage tomorrow.


#3

Expect lots of coverage tomorrow


#4

Sunrise

Today


Sunrise
Today
#5

yet not even an increased presence by Studio10, when they had extended coverage of Cyclone Debbie hosted by Matt White & Sarah Harris.


#6

That we know of…


#7

Joe O’Brien is also in Townsville for the ABC. So expect more live crosses and updates into ABC News 24 tomorrow.


#8

A message to any TV news reporters who might be reading: It’s not worth risking injury or your life for that great report PTC or live cross on breakfast TV or the 6pm news by standing in floodwaters. We don’t want a repeat of the Cyclone Debbie coverage a couple of years ago where there were several instances of reporters stupidly risking their safety by being out in the elements for that spectacular piece of vision!


#9

During Cyclone Debbie in March 2017


#10

Nine and Seven have had pretty good coverage on their Queensland bulletins of the floods. Nine News Queensland had over 20 minutes of coverage throughout, unsure about Seven.


#11

My favourite was when Brittany Kleyn was standing next to live wires wearing sandals. I think I have a cap somewhere


#12

Joe is reporting for News Breakfast this morning.


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Is that Amanda Bachmann in Cardwell?

The Adelaide correspondent?


#16

Yes


#17

Sunday-


#18

Nine producing a live and local morning news today to cover the flood emergency.


#19

This morning


#20

Queensland 11:30