A television journalist has been the target of a torrent of verbal abuse from a stranger – before she whipped out her phone and filmed him.
Maggie Ramworth, a 24-year-old Channel Nine reporter, was outside Victoria’s Ballarat Court about to film a piece-to-camera when a stranger approached her.
He walked up to Ms Ramworth and launched into a string of insults directed at both her and the camera operator, telling them to ‘get a real job, the both of you’.
‘F**king journos, lowest of the low,’ he said.
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Maggie Ramworth, a 24-year-old Channel Nine reporter, was outside Victoria’s Ballarat Court about to film a piece-to-camera when a stranger approached her
The man spotted Ms Ramworth from his car, and decided to park up and approach her.
Despite the hostility she encountered Ms Ramworth remained patient and measured during the exchange.
‘What’s your problem Sir? What have I personally done to you?’ she asked.
‘You chose to be a journalist, there’s a million and one jobs in this world and you chose to be a lying piece of s**t for a living,’ he replied.