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Tyson Cottrill is a journalist and producer based in Newcastle, with 10 years television news experience. Tyson first began work with NBN in 2007, before being employed as a journalist at Channel Nine in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Born and raised in Newcastle, Tyson has a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.

MISSING PERSONS WEEK: JADEN PENNO-TOMPSETT

Few missing persons cases have proven as baffling as that of Jayden Penno-Tompsett – a young Newcastle man who disappeared in outback Queensland, during a roadtrip to Cairns. Tonight, as part of Missing Persons Week, we’re taking a closer look at Jayden’s case – and his mother’s determination to find him. For more on Jayden’s case and Missing Persons Week, click here.

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MISSING PERSONS WEEK: ZAC BARNES

Few missing persons cases have prompted such a huge community response – quite like that of Hunter man Zac Barnes. As part of Missing Persons Week, we’re taking a closer look at Zac’s disappearance and his family’s determination to find him. For more information on Missing Persons Week, click here. If you’d like to help Zac’s family, follow the link to the official Facebook page.

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MISSING PERSONS WEEK 2018

Every year across Australia, 38-thousand people are reported missing… and since 1988, one week is dedicated to helping locate those who haven’t been found. Missing Persons Week is now in its 30th year – and this time around, the focus is on the pain of those left behind.

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NOMAD BIKIE IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION INTO NEWCASTLE SHOOTING

A Nomads bikie is in custody tonight, after being charged as part of investigations into a shooting in Newcastle’s Darby Street, which left bullet holes in an apartment block. Michael Lockyer faced court today and was refused bail. His arrest came amid a probe into last Wednesday’s shooting, including a search of a Darby Street unit, where officers allegedly found a point-45 calibre handgun. Lockyer is facing several firearms charges and is due back in court next month.

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