ABC Names Multiple One-Man Bureaus Around World

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

After two decades of cutbacks in international bureaus, ABC News is bucking the trend by creating one-person operations that will dramatically boost its coverage in Africa, India and elsewhere.

The small offices, staffed by a reporter-producer with the latest in hand-held digital technology, cost a fraction of what it takes to run a full-time bureau. But the work they file will be featured not only on and ABC News Now but also occasionally on such ABC shows as "World News Tonight" and "Good Morning America."

The mini-bureaus are being opened in Seoul; Rio de Janeiro; Dubai; New Delhi and Mumbai, India; Jakarta, Indonesia; and Nairobi, Kenya.

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