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David Hands

Freelancing in TV News

David Hands

Freelance Cameraman and Editor

Principal, Crewhouse Media Ltd. (tvcameramen.com), Nicosia, Cyprus

W hite clouds build early against a cobalt sky, fueled by the rising temperature across Eastern Africa. Staying low, peering over tall grass, freelancer David Hands works his way closer to the herd. With him are an East African correspondent, an AP photographer, and six armed rangers from the Kenyan Wildlife Society Antipoaching Unit. They’ve hiked two hours into the bush following a group of elephants for a story on ivory poaching.

The story is as much about the Antipoaching Unit working ...

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