Insurance for Freelance Journalists

Choosing the right insurance policy is essential if you work in a conflict zone.

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Insurance for Freelance Journalists – Reporters Without Borders

‘Mission Insurance Agreement for Freelance Reporters and Journalists Reporters Without Borders is offering freelance reporters the opportunity to take out an insurance policy through them. Too often, reporters are assigned to cover conflicts – in increasing number – without insurance. Exorbitant costs and a lack of information are the main reasons. Reporters Without Borders signed an agreement with Escapade Insurances to offer competitively-priced coverage to freelance reporters’.

Membership with Reporters Without Borders is mandatory to purchase insurance through the organization. This insurance is valid for journalists of any nationality traveling outside their country of habitual residence. To purchase insurance with Reporters Without Borders and/or request a quote, write to or

Description of Coverage   RSF Membership