To the uninitiated, being a reporter, witnessing news as it happens and getting up close to news makers seems to be an exciting way to make a living.
But for journalists who are field reporters, the profession also carries a lot of risks as Eitam Lachover, the education reporter for the Israel Broadcasting Authority’s Channel 1 discovered when he went to cover a story outside his regular beat.
Lachover went out on Wednesday morning to do a news story on bullet-proof and knife-proof safety vests used by both civilians and the defense establishment.
Read more at the Jerusalem Post
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