As a journalist, you need to be well equipped physically and mentally to face potential dangers when reporting in unsafe and unpredictable situations.
You will acquire the tools and knowledge needed to assess danger in war zones, areas of civil unrest and also urban uprisings, humanitarian crises, terrorist attacks as well as natural disasters.
HEST addresses your questions on safety, trauma and stress while you prepare stories under simulated hostile environments, in both rural and urban settings.
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Collection of participants from 17:30 to 18:00 at Munich airport
Course starting time: 19:30 at the Hexenagger castle
Course ending time: 16:30
Back to the Munich airport at 18:00
Who it's for
All media journalists and reporters
Cameramen and technical staff
What you'll come away with
Identify your strengths and weaknesses when reporting in hostile environments.
Better assess the risks of operating in extreme conditions.
Acquire essential tools to handle stress and safety.
Exchange experiences in a stimulating environment.
Situation awareness and personal security
Planning how to get a story
Logistics and safety planning
Basic life-support course
Avoiding kidnap, surviving abduction
Working with the military
Practical training in civil disturbance and operating safety in high risk urban areas
Practical training in a conflict environment
Medical and first aid (gunshot wound, heavy bleeding, brocken limbs)
Objective Safety Travel professionals
The team includes:
former senior officers,
trainers and operators from the British Special Forces,
front-line media professionals,
specialists in technical and IT security
Schloss Hexenagger, Munich
10 Apr 2015
Fee: EUR 3'950/person
The registration fee includes instruction fees, all course material, meals, accommodation and transfer from/to Munich airport to/from the venue. It does not include travel costs to and from Munich.
Payment and cancellation policy
The participants will be accommodated in the castle Hexenagger
Partners and Sponsors
Objective Safety Travel is our partner on all Eurovision ACADEMY Safety training courses.
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