Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues, Inc. (RISC)

RISC is dedicated to promoting the safety of freelance journalists in combat zones. We provide first aid training to freelance journalists working in all media - photography, print and broadcast - to mitigate the many threats they face to their physical security while on the job. Our name reflects our hope that freelance reporters trained in first aid will be able to treat not only their own wounds in the field, but also those of their colleagues, until they are able to reach professional medical care. It is our goal to make first aid training and preparedness an industry norm, like having a flak jacket and helmet, for freelance journalists working in combat zones.

(c) Campbell MacDiarmid

(c) Campbell MacDiarmid
Photo from Progress Report 'RISC Graduates Reporting, New Staff and Plans for 2017' (view small | med | large | orig)

Train 24 Freelance War Reporters in First Aid

Train 24 Freelance War Reporters in First Aid
Photo from Progress Report 'RISC hosts first course in Italy, training freelance and local journalists from around the world' (view small | med | large | orig)

Train 24 Freelance War Reporters in First Aid

Train 24 Freelance War Reporters in First Aid
Photo from Progress Report 'RISC hosts first course in Italy, training freelance and local journalists from around the world' (view small | med | large | orig)

Train 24 Freelance War Reporters in First Aid

Train 24 Freelance War Reporters in First Aid
Photo from Progress Report 'RISC hosts first course in Italy, training freelance and local journalists from around the world' (view small | med | large | orig)

Train 24 Freelance War Reporters in First Aid

Train 24 Freelance War Reporters in First Aid
Photo from Progress Report 'RISC hosts first course in Italy, training freelance and local journalists from around the world' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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