When you learn how to drive, you’re told to always have an escape route. These days, the same goes for journalism.
This article about staying safe while working as a journalist in the field explains how an NPR reporter has learned to always know what escape routes are available while covering a story, particularly political ones.
Are you getting training for how to deal with these situations?
Reminder: We’re discussing this topic the Broadcasters Clinic in Madison on Oct. 17 with an esteemed panel of experts. We hope you can make it!