Sherry Ricchiardi is an international journalist and media development specialist based in Washington, D.C. She has worked with journalists in 35 countries, most recently Mongolia and Bangladesh.
Ricchiardi lists tips for local journalists covering the Ukraine-Russia conflict, and curates free guides that any reporter can turn to for safety tips.
The Rory Peck Trust offers resources including templates for assessing risk, crafting a communications plan and filing a proof of life document.
Media watchdogs, freelance journalists and major news outlets released the guidelines both for freelancers and newsrooms that commission their work, and so far 30 organizations have signed on.
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