BBC journalists share what its really like to report in Leeds
By Georgia Ellis
Being a journalist in Leeds can be hard, but as a cameraman Peter Townsend knows it has its rewards.
“I’ve worked in Leeds all my career. Seeing the city through a lens and capturing the way it’s changed over the years has been a pleasure. Life has always varied within this abundant northern quarter.
“The industrial has turned into the modern and the people are more diverse than ever. Through filming I’m able to show the beauty of Leeds and how it’s core values have stayed the same. It’s a proud city and that’s the reason I love working here,’’ says Townsend.
With the Brexit deals underway Freelance journalist George Thompson believes things are abut to change vastly within the city:
“Leeds is always changing. I’ve worked in Leeds as a journalist for over 10 years and through this I’ve seen how sudden change can happen. With Brexit occurring the face of Leeds is sure to alter. Its people will stay strong and thrive from the challenges ahead.‘’