VICE Media is offering free spots for freelancers on two NYC safety training courses in September and October.
These 3-day HEFAT courses cover essential safety aspects for field journalists, such as:
first aid techniques kit and techniques
identity & gender dynamics
safety awareness, stress recognition & resiliency tactics
risk assessment & operational planning for high risk activities
info-sec planning & awareness, authority management & de-escalation
protests/riots/hostile crowds, reaction to an incident
field & protective kit training
natural disaster awareness.
This opportunity is open to all freelance journalists, photojournalists or documentary makers. Selected applicants will participate alongside VICE Media staff journalists and editors.
The dates for the 3-day courses are:
Please note to be eligible for this opportunity you must have full Covid-19 vaccination.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 15 SEPTEMBER.
*Please note this opportunity is now closed*