Frontline Freelance Register (FFR) is open to international freelance journalists who are exposed to risk in their work and who adhere to our Code of Conduct. We aim to provide our members with representation and a sense of community.


Membership is open to all freelance journalists who are exposed to risk while working in foreign environments and who commit to the FFR Code of Conduct

If you're passionate about protecting journalism, here's one of the rare jobs that is singularly focused on that mission. We're hiring a Threat Analyst, based here in NYC. My DMs are open - get in touch w/ any questions and apply below.

Join us in London on 26 August from 6-7 pm to remember the life and courage of journalist Christopher Allen, killed on 26 August 2017 whilst reporting on the conflict in South Sudan. Two years on, we renew calls for #JusticeforChris. Full details here:

.@ffregister is doing Freelance Safety Clinics at @photoville in BK on Sept. 21. Deadline to sign up is today! More information here: #freelancelife

Apply to work as an editor for our Mexico Border Hub project. We’re hiring someone who can help investigative journalists highlight corruption issues and lack of transparency on the U.S.-Mexico border. Great opp for bilingual investigative journalists!

⁦@Patrick_Baz⁩ “People will talk about the profession at conferences and start throwing theories about what we should do, but then there’s the reality of the field.”

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We and Rory Peck Trust are organising a Women Safety Workshop on 4 September 2019

The half day course will be run by SEPAR International. Details below:

Location: The Frontline Club
When: 4 September from 1pm - 5pm
Cost: £25 (to be paid on the day)
To register and for more information please email:

SEPAR International aims to provide a holistic training package that promotes safety awareness, reduces risk and delivers simple yet effective physical techniques. The SEPAR International Women Safety Workshop delivers training in the form of basic self defence techniques, situational awareness, personal security skills with the addition to developing inner and physical strength.

Female journalists can encounter both physical and emotional trauma during their work and have to remain flexible to adapt to their ever changing environment.

SEPAR’S Women Safety Workshop has been designed for female journalists working in all types of environments.

The Women Safety Workshop includes:

· Analysis of criminal and danger trends within a location.

· Practical correlations of risk and risk factors affecting women.

· Vulnerability factors and situations.

· Body language and effective communication to aid evading possible conflicts

· Self-defence.

Each participant who completes this workshop will receive a guide, contained within this is advice and tips on all the practical aspects covered within the course.

Kerrie Williams: Leading female trainer

Gemma Atkins: Self Defence

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Our popular joint project with Rory Peck Trust running safety one to one consultations for freelance journalists are back! And for the first time a trauma specialist will be joining our line up of physical and digital security advisers.

When: 30 April 2019
Where: Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Square, W21QJ and remotely online
Apply by: 16 April (see below)

These individually tailored consultations are aimed at freelancers who are preparing for an assignment, or would like a debriefing after one or who are concerned about their general security. They provide an opportunity to receive direct access to expert knowledge, advice and guidance that will help them manage their preparations and improve their safety skills. Security advisers from organisations including CNN, 1st Option Safety, Buzzfeed, HP Risk Management will be available to provide guidance on safety issues, risk assessment, assignment planning and digital security.

A journalism and trauma expert from the Dart Centre Europe will also be available to give guidance on interviewing contributors, self-care, and planning for potentially traumatic assignments.

Individual surgeries will be available throughout the day in 45 minute slots. Online consultations via a secure platform will be available for those living outside of the UK or unable to travel to London.

To book your safety surgery, please complete the following form by 16 APRIL

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For those of you who cannot be with us tonight at our event supporting the launch of our sister organisation Frontline Freelance Mexico, you can watch on livestream! ...

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