• Frontline Freelance Register is open to actively working freelance journalists who are exposed to risks in their work outside of their home country. Membership is not automatic and applications are scrutinized to ensure the applicant meets the membership criteria. We endeavor to deal with your application within two weeks of receipt.

  • To apply you must be nominated by an existing FFR member.

  • Associate Membership Applicants

  • Please provide

    • 3 links or clippings to work they have had published over the last 1 year
    • OR
    • A link or clipping to at least one project worked on over last 2 years (if you are a long-form documentary/investigative journalist)
    • OR
    • A short paragraph explaining explaining why you would like to join FFR, and a recommendation from an editor/commissioner/media outlet/journalist organisation to confirm that you are or have worked as a freelance journalist.
  • Full Membership Applicants

  • Please provide

    • Three links or clippings to published work in the last twelve months
    • OR
    • A link or clipping to at least one project worked on over the last two years for long form documentary/investigative journalist)

    Full members must also upload a letter of reference from an editor/commissioner/media outlet/journalist organisation attesting to their professionalism and ethics and a document to show that their safety training is up to date.

  • Your Details

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  • Additional details

  • The following information will not be made public, but is necessary to complete your application
  • Skills

    Skills selected will be searchable and visible next to your profile should your profile be set as visible to the public.
  • Areas of Work

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Social Media

  • We require the information below in the event of a crisis. We might need to contact one of the people below. We do not provide an emergency assistance service. However we will do our best to ensure that your case is being dealt with by the relevant parties. Your emergency and next of kin details will be critical in this regard. Your emergency contact may or may not be the same as your next of kin. It should be someone who is aware of your work and has instructions from you to follow in the event of an emergency.

  • Next of Kin

  • Emergency Contact

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  • FFR Safety and Ethics Code

  • Read the FFR Code of Conduct (Opens in new window)
    Do you agree to abide by the Code of Conduct of the FFR?
  • Additional Application Information

  • Membership Category

    Please confirm below your preferred length of membership and whether you require a press card.
    - Free
    - $90 / 1 Year
    This includes a $15 admin fee.
    - $75 / 1 Year
    - $165 / 2 Years
    This includes a $15 admin fee.
    - $150 / 2 Years
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    • Billing Details

  • Please select a username and password for your FFR membership account

  • If you hold a current press card, please upload below .

  • Press Card Information

    Successful applicants are eligible for a Frontline Club Charitable Trust (FCCT) international press card. Membership fee with a FCCT press card includes a one-off $15 charge to cover admin and postage costs. Press cards will be valid for the duration for your FFR membership.
  • Press Card Details

  • Upload Your press card photo should follow UK passport standards. Your photo must be: *clear and in focus *in colour *unaltered by computer software *at least 600 pixels wide and 750 pixels tall *at least 50KB and no more than 10MB What your digital photo must show The digital photo must: contain no other objects or people be taken against a plain light-coloured background be in clear contrast to the background not have ‘red eye’ In your photo you must *be facing forwards and looking straight at the camera *have a plain expression and your mouth closed *have your eyes open and visible *not have hair in front of your eyes *not have a head covering (unless it’s for religious or medical reasons) *not have anything covering your face *not have any shadows on your face or behind you *Do not wear sunglasses or tinted glasses. You can wear other glasses if you need to, but your eyes must be visible without any glare or reflection.
    • Please state the name for the press card and the delivery details