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Welcome to Newsround,

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well, Newsround behind the scenes.

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We're going to take you on a tour to show you

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what happens every day to bring you your news on TV and online.

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Newsround goes out every day of the week

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and we've been broadcasting since 1972.

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That's over 40 years.

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Every morning, the team meets to discuss the day's top stories

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and come up with ideas to keep you guys up to date

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with the latest news, sport and entertainment.

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Come and join in Newsround's planning meeting.

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Once we've decided on the stories were going to cover,

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it's time to do our research

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cos it's really important to get our facts right.

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Next, we write a script and find video footage

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to help us tell the story.

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Sometimes we use experts to get their specific opinions

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about certain stories.

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Also, we use BBC reporters who are on the ground,

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so they can give us information about exactly what is going on.

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Meanwhile back at Newsround HQ,

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the web team are busy writing stories, making video

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and reading all of your fantastic comments

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that you send us via our chat pages.

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So, it's getting to four o'clock.

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It's nearly time for transmission.

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All the reports are almost ready,

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so it's time to head over to the studio.

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Follow me.

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Here it is, the Newsround studio.

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The side you don't usually get to see.

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There's the Blue Peter studio.

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Now, CBBC attracts some big names

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and this is the very famous corridor

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that they'll be walking down when they're on Blue Peter, CBBC

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and, of course, all the fantastic guests that we get on Newsround.

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This is the production control room

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or, as we call it, the gallery.

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It's where all the important people sit

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and make sure we got on air.

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Lots of people working here. We've got someone

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who's in charge of sound. So, they play things

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like the music that you hear on the opening titles.

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Further on down here at the front,

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we've got the producer who's making sure

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that all the words are correct in today's bulletin.

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This is Jay. He is currently counting down to make sure

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that we're on air at the right time.

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We've got the director as well, Tracy,

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who's in charge of making sure that all the shots are correct.

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And we've also got someone in charge of lighting.

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They call the shots when it comes to the technical details.

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So, it gets really busy.

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We've got to go because Leah's about to start rehearsals.

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Stand-by, on-air in five, four,

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three, two, one,

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on-air.

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Hi, everyone. You're live with me, Leah,

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and on today's Newsround

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we're looking at how robots will change the way we live at home.

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'CBBC's coming at you,

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'with brand-new Sidekick...'

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All right!

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Behind the scenes at Newsround.