The Psychological Toll of Journalism & How to Build Resilience

Date: Wednesday 22nd November 2023, 18.30pm-20.30pm
Venue: The Frontline Club, London

Build Resilience

Our expert panellists, alongside established freelance journalists, discussed the challenges of frontline journalism and how to build resilience. Guilt, shame, anger, vicarious trauma, moral dilemmas…these are some of the many challenges that journalists are increasingly grappling with. This panel discussion addressed the growing psychological load journalists experience, how to build resilience and support your colleagues.

Panelists:
Juliana Ruhfus, award-winning broadcaster and investigative journalist & Director at Dart Centre Europe
Anthony Feinstein, neuropsychiatrist & author of Journalists Under Fire
Olga Kravets, award-winning photojournalist & director
Maja Simunjak, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Middlesex University London & author
Clothilde Redfern, Director of the Rory Peck Trust