Fox News camera operator Pierre Zakrzewski and Ukrainian producer and fixer Oleksandra Kuvshynova, also known as Sasha, were killed while reporting from Horenka, a city close to Kyiv. Fox News reporter Benjamin Hall was seriously injured in the same attack.
Fox News reported that the journalists’ vehicle “was struck by incoming fire” yesterday as the crew was heading towards the city of Irpin. Only Benjamin Hall’s serious condition following the attack was initially made public.
Today CEO Suzanne Scott announced the killing of Pierre Zakrzewski: “It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we share the news this morning regarding our beloved cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski.”
According to media reports, Zakrzewski, 55, was an Irish citizen based in London who covered many international stories for Fox News from Iraq to Afghanistan to Syria. Oleksandra Kuvshynova was a 24-year-old Ukrainian journalist. She had been working with Fox News team for a month.