Posts Tagged ‘safety’

What to Know Before Covering a Hurricane

Posted by on Friday August 25, 2017 | Media

Photojournalists in south Texas are prepping to cover Hurricane Harvey―a Category 2 storm that meteorologists are predicting will bring as much as 35 inches of rain into the region with winds of 100 mph, according to the National Weather Service. For those covering the storm, we’re sharing the NPPA Safety & Security Task Force’s Hurricane... More

Columbia J-School to Offer Safety Course for Journalists

Posted by on Tuesday July 17, 2012 | Photojournalism

The continuing education program of the Columbia Journalism School in New York City will offer a 3-day safety course for journalists working in conflict zones and other high-risk areas. The course, to be held October 19 through 21, will teach journalists, including freelancers, “to think critically about how to work effectively and safely in volatile... More