Based in Prague, Stuart Greer is Multimedia Editor at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). He writes and edits video reports and social media content. He also shoots many of his own stories and field produces for RFE/RL's various language services. With 25 years of experience as a broadcast journalist, Stuart has reported from more than 30 countries covering some of the biggest international news stories of the last decade. In 2017, Stuart was at the NATO Summit in Brussels and covered U.S. President Trump's visit to Warsaw. Before returning to Prague, Stuart was European Bureau Chief in London, UK for Canada's Global News. He also worked for several years at Sky News and CBS News in London.
Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Stuart moved to London in 2003 to work as a freelance producer for Sky News, BBC Radio and CBS News. He soon picked-up a camera and was shooting and editing his own reports for Global News as a video-journalist. He covered the 2005 London transit bombings and Paris Riots that same year. Later he would travel to Georgia to report on the 2008 war with Russia and the following year he was in Afghanistan covering the conflict in Kandahar province. After being named as Foreign Editor, Stuart relocated to Prague for 3 years where he set-up a bureau to expand Global News' coverage in central and Eastern Europe. He witnessed the devastation caused by 2010 toxic sludge spill in Hungary, he travelled to Kosovo to report on an organ trafficking ring and he covered the funeral of former Czech President Vaclav Havel.
Stuart's reporting from Cairo on the 2011 Egyptian Revolution helped Global National earn the RTDNA award for continuing coverage. And his report on the arrest of Canadian fugitive Luka Magnotta in Berlin contributed to Global National winning the 2013 Edward R Murrow Award for overall excellence in network television. It is the first and only time a Canadian news program has taken the prestigious American prize.
Stuart is a graduate of McGill University with a BA in Film & Communications. He started his professional career as a radio reporter for CHOM-FM covering the 1995 Quebec referendum for independence.
After a brief period at CJAD radio, Stuart joined Global Quebec in 1997 as National Assembly bureau chief where he followed the separatist Parti Québecois government and provincial political scene. He also hosted a weekly political panel.
CAMERA: Sony XDCAM PMW 100 & 200
EDITING: Premier Creative Cloud, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro 7, Edius, iMovie
NEWS SYSTEMS: iNews, ENPS & Octopus
FILING: Aspera, iPhone
French / Français
Czech / Čeština - learning