Trauma Awareness
and Reporting:
Covering Difficult Stories

Date: Wednesday 1st May 2024, 10am-12pm
Venue: The Frontline Club, London

PLEASE NOTE: THE WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. IF YOU WISH TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST IN CASE OF CANCELLATIONS, PLEASE REGISTER BELOW.

Do you feel confident reporting on victims, survivors, people who are distressed, grieving or going through a tough emotional time? This two-hour workshop will cover the basics of trauma reporting, including:

  • Trauma awareness, empowerment and the key skills of effective journalism
  • How you can work sensitively and respectfully with your interviewees
  • How to handle the potential emotional impact on your wellbeing

This workshop is for journalists of all levels of experience working in news, features and factual programming who deal with emotionally vulnerable interviewees and cover challenging topics.

Led by senior journalist, trauma trainer & author Jo Healey.

This workshop (value £150) includes refreshments and is fully funded for freelance journalists. A deposit of £30 is required to reserve your place but will be fully refunded upon completion of a brief survey at the end of the day.

Please note:

  • This workshop is only open to British freelance journalists or those currently based in the UK.
  • You must have worked as a freelance journalist for at least one year to participate.
  • Places are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.