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Island TV Radio Bureau

TVM has 20 bureaus throughout the atolls of the Maldives and this is the regional one for the north. It is mainly a radio facility with a desk and a laptop for the local TV reporter. They are one-person bands, reporting, shooting and editing their stories to feed into the bureau in Male.

Here’s the entrance to the bureau.

Our team was the object of much curiousity in a place that doesn’t see many Americans. Bob and Elaine, in their black shirts and sunglasses, looked like extras from “Men in Black.”