Insurance for journalists

Insurance for Journalists provides accessible insurance at home, abroad and in hostile regions.  

Unlike many other schemes this insurance covers ALL journalists, media workers, fixers -whether employed or freelance, regardless of age - anywhere in the world,  including in war zones and areas affected by terrorism or rebellion. And not just on assignments but at home as well.  

Cover includes accidental death and disablement including sickness and emergency medical evacuation back to your home country if required. Unlike other insurance, it covers journalists being transported in military vehicles including aeroplanes and helicopters.

The application process is quick and cover is available 24/7.

More details, documents and FAQs are available here Opens external link in new  

Holders of the International Press card will receive a 10% discount.  

In order to support this important IFJ initiative we encourage all affiliates to feature the insurance scheme on their websites/social media and inform their members via newsletters and publications.  

For further support to promote the insurance please Opens window for sending emailcontact us.  

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