Dart Center organizes safety training for journalists [US]

Posted on May 15, 2019 in Journalist Safety

Journalists who report on crisis and conflict can apply for this training.

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of the Columbia Journalism School, will host the course "Reporting safely in crisis zones" Oct. 24 to 27 in New York.

Participants will learn how to operate with caution in volatile situations. Topics include risk assessment, digital security, emergency first aid, trauma and rape/assault prevention.

Journalists from around the world are welcome, but they must pay for their travel, lodging, ground transportation and meals.

The course is free, with the support of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, the Rory Peck Trust and the ACOS Alliance. 

The deadline to apply is June 24.