This Channel 9 Journalist’s Reaction To Harassment Was Perfect

November 8, 2017

A Channel 9 Journalist who was simply just doing her job was harassed by a man outside the Ballarat Court in Victoria. While performing a piece to camera, Maggie Raworth was approached by a man who spouted off obscenities and continued to condemn Raworth’s job as a journalist.

“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 sh*t for a living,” the unshaven man in a beanie and dark sunglasses began, as recorded by Nine and shared on Raworth’s Facebook page.

“I make 10 times the f*cking money you do, get a real job,” the random man continued, walking up to Raworth and giving her the finger.

“Give it five f*cking years and you’ll be out of a job, all wrinkled up and sh*t. I mean, you’re already getting fat.”

Raworth who has experienced this behaviour before, responded with, “What have I ever done to you?” She then took out her camera and started filming him.

“It happens all the time,” she later told News Corp. “Every TV journalist can say that happens to them almost on a daily basis. I get yelled at from cars all the time, it’s just part of the job.

This behaviour should not be expected, it shouldn’t be just another part of the job anymore. Regardless of what career you have, whether you are a journalist, an actress or an accounting manager, you shouldn’t have to tolerate this terrible behaviour.

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