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Journalism Den

Mark and Lauren get the help of experts to design dream dens for children. The team create a fantastic journalism den where Soibi can write news reports.


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-I'm Mark.

-And I'm Lauren.

-And this is The Dengineers.

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The show that puts you in charge of building your very own dream den.

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Dens for adventure.

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Hello, trap door!

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Hanging out with your friends and family.

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This den is the best thing ever.

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And dens built to fulfil your dreams.

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-It's more than he could ever have wanted.

-Oh, Mum, listen...

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Whatever your ideas, The Dengineers' team are here

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to transform your inspiration into amazing spaces.

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Built especially for you.

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ALL: This den is done!

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Hello!

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CHILDREN SHOUT

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Yes, you, Lola.

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Let's do it.

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That's epic!

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-Really happy.

-It's amazing.

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We've gone back to school to surprise today's Dengineer.

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And it won't be long until she arrives in this very classroom,

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completely unaware that she is going to get her dream den.

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-Exactly, so me and you had better get out of here.

-Come on.

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Today's Dengineer is 11-year-old Soibi from Manchester.

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I'd like to be a journalist, but in order to achieve my dreams,

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I'll need some help from The Dengineers.

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Soibi absolutely loves the news.

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She loves reading.

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-Writing.

-Even watching it.

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She loves North West Tonight news.

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She literally gets us to watch the news and, when it's not possible,

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she records them.

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Soibi uses her journalist skills to write regular

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newsletters for her local church.

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In this issue, need a big impact of power?

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Well, you've come to the right place.

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Soibi is very important to the community.

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She's gifted, she's very creative.

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This publication, it shows that she's got a great future.

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Soibi works on her research and writing whenever she can,

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but that's not always easy to do.

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She shares a bedroom with her three-year-old sister and, yes,

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that's nice sometimes, but I think other times Soibi needs her own

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space to focus and finish an activity.

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She's really sacrificed her time and herself,

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and she really deserves to have something special.

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There's no-one I can think of that needs or deserves it more than her.

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Don't worry, Soibi.

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Our help is exactly what you're going to get.

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You've just got no idea that we are about to hit you with the surprise

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-of your life.

-Thank you so much for listening.

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Goodbye.

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So, for this hit, we've called in the help of our CBBC chums -

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-Newsround - and they've lent us Ricky.

-Hello!

-Hey, Ricky.

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-How are you doing?

-Good.

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Now, Ricky, Soibi is in a lesson right now, and her class think that

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you're coming here to talk to them about the news.

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-Right.

-But we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to announce

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Newsround's newest presenters - hey, hey.

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-Right...

-Now obviously, Ricky,

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we're not actually Newsround's new presenters.

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Your job's safe. We're actually here to talk Dengineers.

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-We're too busy building dens for that.

-Makes a lot more sense.

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-Let's do it. Are you ready to do it?

-Yeah.

-Let's go.

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The Dengineers' team have been mega-busy,

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fitting hidden cameras throughout the classroom and, bang on time,

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Soibi and Co arrive for their lesson.

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If we get spotted, this is game over.

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This is one of the most risky ones we've done.

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Now it's over to Ricky to begin Operation Surprise Soibi.

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Ricky, you're up.

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Hey, guys.

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How are you doing? Who watches Newsround maybe, like, every day?

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You do. What's your name?

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-Soibi.

-And what is it about Newsround you like?

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It's, like, from...for kids.

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Quick, ah, we almost got spotted then.

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And do you like some of the presenters?

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Who's your favourite presenter? Yes!

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Everything is set.

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It's time for the huge and totally fictional CBBC announcement.

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We are going to reveal two brand-new Newsround presenters.

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-So shall we go and get them?

-PUPILS: Yeah.

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Fantastic, let's do it.

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Hello, hello.

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Hi there. So we're not actually Newsround's new presenters.

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That was a bit of a trick. Ricky's been having you on.

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My name's Lauren. This is Mark.

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We're from CBBC's The Dengineers.

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We're actually looking for Soibi.

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And there you are. How are you doing, Soibi?

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LAUGHTER

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-You feeling OK?

-Not really.

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Well, we've heard that you love the news

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and one day you want to become a journalist. Is that correct?

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-Yeah.

-And we've heard that you need some space to do your research,

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to prepare your reports.

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Is that about right?

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-Yeah.

-So you should be happy to know that you're going to be leaving with

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us to get ready to build your very own dream den.

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-No, this is a dream.

-Give her a round of applause, everyone!

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APPLAUSE

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Go, Soibi!

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Let's go!

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I feel like I'm in a dream because I didn't really know

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that it would happen. Also, I'm really shocked

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and I'm really anxious to know what's going to happen next.

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I felt overwhelmed for Soibi,

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because she looked like she was dead happy,

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so I'm dead like happy for her.

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This has been the coolest thing that's ever happened in school.

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Our first port of call is The Dengineers' mobile HQ,

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which has some mega-cool technology to get this den rolling.

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Soibi, in here is where we download all of the ideas that you've got in

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your head onto this massive computer.

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You're the boss of your den, so anything you see on here, grab it.

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-Oh, she's straight in there. Look at that.

-Oh, wow!

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So tell us what's the idea of your den?

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It's going to be like a mini studio for me, like,

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to do my reports and then also a work space

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so I can make the reports.

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So what else on here, Soibi, do you like?

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A green screen because, say you want to do weather or

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make a picture behind you, something that you're reporting about.

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Oh, perfect.

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Maybe that could go on top.

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Maybe on top. That would be a cool idea.

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That is a good idea.

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Why have you chosen the bookshelves and the books?

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Because I have lots of files

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in my room and there's nowhere to keep them.

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Me and my sister, because I share a room with her and sometimes she'll

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come up to me and ask me to play a game with her,

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but I want to do my report, so it'll be nice to have some space.

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We love little sisters and brothers, but also you need your own space.

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So there you have it, the den.

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-Come on then, let's get this den done.

-Let's do it.

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Soibi has decided on a new studio look for her den,

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complete with a satellite dish,

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loads of storage for her research and a green screen to film her

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reports against.

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It's time to meet the designer who's going to make Soibi's den

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headline news.

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-But who will it be?

-Meet Olga.

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She's a specialist in creating mega-cool dens and can make

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the smallest of spaces look totally awesome.

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She has all the skills to make this den a journalist's dream.

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So, Olga, tell us what have we got to look forward to?

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I'm planning to build your own news studio in this garden.

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Are you serious, Olga? You're going to make an entire studio?

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Yeah, why not? I was thinking to make it in the shape of a big telly.

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-Wow.

-Wow is a good reaction.

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I like that a lot.

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So I was told you'd like something on the top of your den.

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-Yeah.

-What is that?

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-It's a satellite.

-Something like that?

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-Yeah.

-That made me think, how about some aerials on the top of your den,

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like in an old school retro TV aerial?

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-Cool.

-So when you say an aerial,

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like do you mean the thing on the top of TVs?

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-Yes.

-Like back in the day. That's it, exactly. Oh!

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Soibi, what's your favourite bit that Olga has just said?

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The retro look for my den.

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Great. We've got a happy customer.

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Olga's plans have been given the Soibi stamp of approval.

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She's designed the outside of the den to look like an old school

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television, complete with a retro aerial on the top of the structure.

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On the inside, Soibi will have an amazing news studio

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as well as a research area, where she can work on her reports.

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Olga plans to construct Soibi's awesome journalism den

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in this area of the garden,

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but before any building can take place, we need to make sure

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the ground is level.

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To get this job done, Soibi and the Dengineers need to get digging.

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-Yes, Soibi!

-Chucking it straight over.

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With the grass and mud cleared out,

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the team crack on laying the concrete.

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That's one, and that's it done.

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After a huge effort from the ground works team,

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building can finally begin on the structure of the den.

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And that means this garden is a Dengineers-only zone

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until the big reveal, in just four days' time.

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It's day one of the build in Manchester,

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and the first job for the Dengineers is to unload

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an enormous amount of den-building kit.

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The Dengineers have landed.

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I'm really excited to build the den, because I couldn't sleep,

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and I can't wait,

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because it's going to be, like, a really big part of my life.

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The next task for the team is to build the main structure of the den.

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A job which involves using over 130 metres of weatherproof timber.

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That's roughly the same length as five fully grown blue whales.

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-There you go.

-Building a den this size is a huge challenge for the

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Dengineers, and designer Olga is feeling the pressure.

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This is one of the biggest structures I've ever built

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for The Dengineers,

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and it's going to be a huge task to make it happen in four days,

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but I do believe in the Dengineers' power,

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and I'm sure we can make it happen.

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Whilst the team crack on constructing this mammoth structure,

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Olga needs Soibi's help with some painting.

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Really good. Look how quick you are.

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Painting with Olga was fun

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because it gave me a hint of what to expect with the den.

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I can't wait to see the rest of the den.

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This den's going to give Soibi some much-needed space of her own.

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I want to find out more from Mum and Dad

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about how much this will mean to her.

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Soibi usually has her siblings jumping up and down or interrupting

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her when she's writing things, so I think having her own space,

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where she can do her own thing, will be good for her.

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Soibi shares a room with her younger sister, who's only three.

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Does she ever complain about that?

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She doesn't really complain, you know,

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and that's a wonderful characteristic,

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if I may say, of her.

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How good of a journalist is Soibi?

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She takes the initiative to go and do interviews,

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record them and then she writes and edits her stuff,

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so for her age, I thought it was amazing, and especially having a den

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now, where she can have her own space and have some of the equipment

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she needs, I think the sky's the limit.

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I promise you it's going to be incredible.

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-Are you excited to see it?

-Yes, we are. I can't wait, actually.

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-Yes, very much so.

-Are you nervous about what it's done to your garden?

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-Yes and no.

-No peeking!

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You're going to love it when it's finally built.

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Back in the garden,

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and the structure of Soibi's den has gone up.

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The roof has been sealed to avoid any water getting inside.

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The next job for Soibi and the Dengineers is to cover the inside of

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the den in over 100m of foil insulation.

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What we've got is this foil bubble wrap,

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pretty much like you do your packaging with,

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and it will help keep the den nice and warm during winter.

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OK, so what are you going to use your den for?

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I'm going to use it for journalism,

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like to write my own newsletters and to broadcast them.

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I'd like to broadcast about my dog.

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-I've got a pet dog.

-What's its name?

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Betty.

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With Soibi's help, it's not long until the whole den is covered in

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-the foil insulation.

-That's it, push hard. Perfect.

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Day one of the build is done and the Dengineers are well ahead of

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schedule, and one team member has impressed Olga big-time.

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Soibi has done really well today.

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She helped me painting, she was helping inside of the den.

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She loved it, and I'm happy with it, and I'm looking forward to tomorrow.

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I've had so much fun today.

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When it's finished, it's going to

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mean so much because it's going to help me achieve my dream.

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It's day two in Manchester and the Dengineers are continuing work on

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the inside of Soibi's journalism den.

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Olga plans to turn one wall of the den into a giant chalkboard,

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using special paint, but first,

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they need to smooth over the walls with sandpaper

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to make sure everything is level.

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Step up Soibi the super sander.

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Switch on.

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With the walls mega smooth, me and Soibi can get painting.

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Right, Soibi, let's go.

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We make light work of the chalkboard wall and it gives me a chance

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to find out more about what this space will mean to her.

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Why is this den going to help you achieve your dream?

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Because my little sister disturbs as I share a room with her,

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and I can't get much done.

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-But is she going to be allowed in here?

-No.

-Never?

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-Maybe she could film you?

-Probably, yes, OK.

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-I think it looks pretty good, don't you?

-Yeah.

-Done?

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Done.

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The Dengineers spent the whole afternoon building the inside of

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the den, and whilst they push on, Soibi has an idea of how she can put

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her journalism skills to use.

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For my new den, I'm going to make a news report on what it was like when

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the Dengineers came to my house,

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so I'm going to interview people and do a bit of research.

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If you had a choice to make your own den in your own back garden,

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-what would it be?

-Oh, I know, that's simple.

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It would be an art den.

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If you could swap your job for any other job,

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what would it be and why?

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It would probably be to become a professional football player,

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because it's what I always wanted to be when I was a kid.

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What do you actually do?

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Well, I do the sound, so without me, everything would sound like this.

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SILENCE

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Do you know the secrets about the den?

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I know a few secrets.

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-Can you tell me?

-I'm not allowed to tell you, because that's part of it.

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All I can tell you is you're going to love it.

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Day two of the build is coming to an end and this will be the last time

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Soibi gets to see her den before the big reveal in two days' time.

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So have a good look.

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-What do you reckon?

-It's really good.

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I'm glad you like what you see so far and I'm looking forward to see

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your reaction on the big day.

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Because I can't see my den any more, I'm feeling mixed emotions -

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sad because I'm not going to see it,

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but happy because it's going to progress and it's going to become

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something better.

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The team push on without Soibi

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and start building her awesome news studio.

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Olga has chosen acrylic for the backdrop of the studio,

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because it looks really cool.

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Be careful.

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However, it's an extremely delicate material and one slip with the drill

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could be disastrous.

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I'm looking a bit worried because this is the most important part

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of the den, so literally every single screw can damage the acrylic

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and it can snap, and if it snaps, we have nothing to replace it with.

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The team take great care with the drilling...

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..and eventually fit everything to the walls without any mistakes.

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The Dengineers have done a great job,

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but unfortunately it does mean

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they've fallen behind with the build.

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Olga, it's looking great,

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but you did design a retro TV for the outside of the den.

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That's not happened yet. When is this going to happen?

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We are slightly behind, it's true.

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We're actually quite a lot behind, but I think we should be fine.

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-Should be?

-Yeah, we should be fine.

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As day two ends, the Dengineers know it's going to take an enormous

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amount of effort to get Soibi's den finished in time for the big reveal.

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Today was really, really hard.

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We didn't manage to achieve what we planned,

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so tomorrow we really need to work

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very, very hard, so I'm a bit worried,

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but if Dengineers can't do it, nobody can.

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If Soibi is going to be a hotshot journalist one day,

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I think it's time for her to learn some tricks from the best,

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so I've brought her to Media City in Salford,

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which is the home of not only CBBC,

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but also Soibi's favourite news programme, North West Tonight.

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They've only gone and let us have a VIP tour of the news studio!

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Wow.

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What do you think about this?

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-It's really good.

-Our special access doesn't just get Soibi a seat

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on the famous red sofa.

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Oh, yeah, that's a comfy seat.

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You see this camera right over here?

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Underneath it, there's some words that will scroll up, and that's what

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the newsreaders use.

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Do you want to read out those?

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This is the very same equipment that Soibi's favourite presenter

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Annabel Tiffin uses

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when reading the news to half a million viewers every day.

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Good evening, welcome to

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North West Tonight with Annabel Tiffin.

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And now, it's Soibi's turn to try it out.

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Hi, my name is Soibi and welcome to Soibi News.

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On today's show, I'm having a behind-the-scenes tour

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on the North West Tonight studio,

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and I'm about to meet my favourite presenter, Annabel Tiffin.

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Hi, Soibi!

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-How are you?

-I'm good.

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THEY LAUGH

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Was this a bit of a surprise?

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Yes.

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Oh, how do you feel, Soibi?

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Shocked.

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You want to be a journalist?

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-Yeah.

-Do you? I think you're going to.

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I think you're going to steal my job, aren't you?

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Annabel, have you got any tips for Soibi as an aspiring journalist?

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I think you've got the confidence, haven't you?

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Are you quite nosy?

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-Yeah.

-Yeah.

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She's already been digging a lot into what kind of den

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she's going to be getting.

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There's been lots of questions from Soibi already.

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You need to be a little bit nosy,

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and you just need to really be interested in people,

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and I think you are that as well, aren't you?

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Yes. I've always admired her on TV,

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and to see her in person is really good.

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I'm going to savour the moment.

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Soibi is in dreamland right now, and the surprises aren't over yet.

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So we've got you a little journalism bag with everything

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you're going to need to get you going on the road to journalism.

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-Thank you.

-Soibi's got all the kit she needs

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to become an awesome journalist.

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Time to test it out on her first interviewee.

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If you could swap this for any other job,

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what would you swap it for and why?

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I'd swap it to work with dolphins, I think,

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but I'm not a very good swimmer, so I think I'd better stay doing this.

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Thank you, Annabel, nice meeting you.

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-You too.

-Today has been, like, one of the best days of my life because

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I've met my favourite presenter, I've visited my favourite TV show,

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plus I'm going to get a den made.

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Back at the den and the team are getting cracking on day three of

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the build, and a fast start is vital for the Dengineers to have any

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chance of finishing this den in time for the big reveal.

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The first task is to make the old school TV screen,

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and the team start by fixing coloured acrylic panels

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to the front of the den.

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Olga needs all hands on deck today,

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and although Soibi can't see the den until the big reveal,

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she can still help out away from the build, with the upcycle.

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What are you going to need lots of in the research part of your den?

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-Paper, pens and pencils.

-That's it, exactly.

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So I've found lots of bottles,

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and my idea is to turn those bottles into

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storage for your stationery bits.

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-OK.

-Something like that.

-That's amazing.

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To transform these plastic bottles into cool stationery holders,

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the first task is to carefully cut the bottles into smaller sections,

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then Olga and Soibi glue a zip around both parts of the bottle.

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That's it, brilliant, well done.

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Let me hold it, you zip it.

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Yay!

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So Soibi, that's going to help you keep your den tidy.

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Everyone has worked really hard throughout the morning,

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but the team are still well behind schedule.

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It's going to be an enormous effort from the whole team to have the den

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finished, and the big reveal is coming.

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Failing is not an option.

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Olga needs all Dengineers on deck,

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so it's cameras down and tools up for the rest of day three.

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The Dengineers are making good progress,

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but with the big reveal looming,

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they have no choice but to keep working into the evening.

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It's late at night.

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I've got my paint. It's brilliant.

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The best time to work.

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And that means tonight's tea is served on site.

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The Dengineers push on,

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but as night falls, they're forced to call it a day.

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It's the morning of day four and the team are on site early to try

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and get this den finished in time for the big reveal.

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Every member of the team is working flat out to add the finishing

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-touches to Soibi's den.

-It's reveal day and we're not finished yet.

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But Olga has just enough time to explain the engineering behind a

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cool bit of kit that's going to help Soibi with her journalism.

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Explain this to me.

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-What is this wall?

-This is a green screen,

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and the way it works, it isolates one of the colours, which is green,

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which makes that colour invisible,

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therefore anything filmed against

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the colour can be projected on a different image.

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So if you were to film me against this wall, you could put

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a picture of the moon behind me and it would look like I'm on the moon?

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Exactly.

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This process of isolating or keying out a specific colour is often used

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in TV shows, weather forecasts,

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and it's used in loads of movies to make it look like actors are

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actually in these magical worlds.

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Soibi's journalism den is almost finished,

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thanks to a colossal effort by the Dengineers.

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There's no better painter on The Dengineers than moi.

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With the end in sight, they make one last push,

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and with only seconds to spare, Soibi's den is complete.

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This garden used to be home to

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a patch of grass and the family's bikes.

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But Olga and her team of dedicated Dengineers have

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worked their socks off over the past four days and transformed it

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into an incredible journalism den for Soibi.

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The garden is set for the big reveal and Soibi's friends and family have

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arrived to see the finished den.

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I think she deserves it, because it's like her life goal.

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This is the one thing that she really wants in her life.

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She just works so hard all the time, and I think it's really good for

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her to have a treat.

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I'm so excited to see my den finished for the first time,

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because there's so many surprises.

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I've never been more excited than this in my whole entire life.

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And it's not just Soibi and her friends

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who can't wait to see this den.

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I know she absolutely loves the news.

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I can't wait to see how they've managed to create a den which is

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really for an aspiring journalist.

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The waiting is over.

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It's time to find out what Soibi and Co think of this amazing den.

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-YELLS:

-Are you ready to see Soibi's den?

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THEY CHEER

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ALL: Five, four, three,

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two, one.

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THEY CHEER

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Soibi, from first look, what do you reckon?

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-Wow.

-Mum and Dad, what do you reckon?

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Wow. Really good.

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Soibi wanted a journalism den,

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where she can practice and perfect her news reports,

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and Olga and the Dengineers have delivered big time.

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What's there, what's catching your eye first of all?

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-The logo.

-What do you like about that?

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I like the star and the way it says Soibi's News Studio.

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The outside of the den has been built in the shape of a

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cool old school TV, complete with a retro aerial,

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and Soibi has even got her own personalised news logo.

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Welcome to your news den.

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Wow!

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ALL: Whoa!

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Come on.

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That's good. Look at that.

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There we are on North West Tonight

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and now you've got your very own North West Tonight.

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-What do you think?

-Wow, that's actually really good,

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I didn't imagine it to be like this.

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The inside of the den is split into two areas.

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One half is a research area complete with upcycled stationery

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containers and loads of storage for Soibi's notes,

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and the other is a news studio complete with a green screen,

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where Soibi can film herself

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projected against any image she wants.

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What's the thing that's capturing your attention straightaway?

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It has to be the backdrop,

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because I said I wanted something that would remind you of

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a news studio, and you guys really, really brought that.

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Oh, great news.

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-We did a good un.

-This day is so amazing, I absolutely love it.

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I'm so happy with all the designs and I'm really grateful for it.

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We are recording in five, four, three, two, one.

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Good evening and welcome to The World Uncovered with Soibi.

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I love this new den.

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Thank you to everyone who helped with this.

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I can't explain how good this is going to be in part of my life.

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-Oh.

-Yeah.

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THEY CHEER

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Amazing.

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On a scale of one to ten, I love my den by one million.

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Who wants to come and see?

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EVERYONE CHEERS AND SHOUTS

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Come on.

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I think the den is really good and it's unique because it's got Soibi

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printed out everywhere,

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so you know it's definitely hers and not anybody else's.

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These guys absolutely love the journalism den.

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Now it's time for Soibi News' debut interview.

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So Ricky, tell me, would you like a news den like this?

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I'm so jealous.

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I mean, I work in a news studio every day,

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but I'd love to have something like this in my garden.

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I tell you what, if the Newsround studio,

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if we ever have a problem with it,

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can we come here and do Newsround from your den?

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Only if I get to be featured.

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Fair enough, I'm sure we can work that out.

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Soibi is going to be able to use that studio every single day,

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so she's going to get so good at presenting and reporting.

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-I'd better watch out.

-If you had to swap your job for anything,

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what would you swap it for and why?

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I would become a Dengineer,

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so I could build incredible dens like this.

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Our desire and our hope is that it will help her with her dreams.

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It really provides an avenue for Soibi to showcase what she really

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-wants to do.

-This experience has been life-changing.

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I'm never going to forget it.

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And if I ever become a really good journalist, I'll thank Dengineers.

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This den is headline news here in Manchester,

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so there's only one more thing to do.

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ALL: THIS DEN IS DONE!

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THEY CHEER

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11-year-old Soibi spends a lot of time writing news reports for school and her local church. The problem is that Soibi shares her small bedroom with her three-year-old sister, which means there isn't very much room for reporting. The team give Soibi a fantastic journalism den where she can create reports with no interruptions.