Women Journalists covering Dangerous Zones

Summary of the Workshop: 

Among other things, participants are taught weapons risks, target awareness, personal security, pre-deployment planning and dealing with hostile crowds and riots. Basic first aid may include casualty assessment, airway, CPR, wounds and bleeding, fractures and burns.

Topics Covered in the Workshop:

  • Reporting in hostile environments
  • Minimizing risks in conflict zones
  • Staying in touch
  • Clothing & Culture
  • Sexual Aggression

By attending this Workshop you will learn:

  • How to prepare for dangerous reporting
  • How to weigh risks
  • How to stay safe
  • How to deal with danger
  • How to stay in touch

Workshop Facilitator: Hannah Storm, Deputy Director The News Safety Institute