Cost of US election coverage

Jonathan Sheppard made this Freedom of Information request to British Broadcasting Corporation

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Jonathan Sheppard

Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Could you provide me with the following information

a) the number of BBC journalists sent to America to cover the 2012
U.S election,

b) the total number of BBC staff including journalists sent to America to cover the 2012 US election

c) The number of BBC staff based classified as being US based at the time of the 2012 election

d) the total cost of transporting and accommodating BBC staff in
America for coverage of the 2012 U.S Election on all BBC channels

Yours faithfully,

Jonathan Sheppard

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr Sheppard,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 7th November 2012. We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20121232.

Kind regards

The Information Policy & Compliance Team

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP

www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: [BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882
Fax: 020 8008 2398

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Sheppard

 

Please find attached the response to your request for information,
reference RFI20121232

 

 

Yours sincerely

Nicolette Myrie

 

BBC Information Policy and Compliance

BC2B6, Broadcast Centre

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TP, UK

 

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2]mailto:[BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2883

Fax: 020 8008 2398

 

 

 

 

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