Working with the IFJ to provide affordable protection for all its members.
Accidental death and disablement, sickness and accident medical expenses plus medical evacuation and repatriation protection for journalists worldwide
A better deal for IFJ members.
Insurance for Journalists is the protection partner of the International Federation of Journalists ( IFJ). We provide affordable protection for all members of the media on assignment including being in hostile regions.
Our protection includes accidental death and disablement including sickness and accident medical expenses including emergency medical evacuation back to your home country if required. We even protect journalists being transported in military vehicles including aeroplanes and helicopters. This is essential protection for any member of the media heading to any part of the world including hostile regions such as Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
The application process is quick and cover is available 24/7. Accidental death and disablement cover is included on assignment AND at home as standard. All our membership benefits include emergency sickness and accident protection and, if necessary, evacuation and repatriation back to your home country. IFJ International Press Card holders receive special discounts. So wherever the story takes you, you can be sure you’re properly protected. Get your quote and buy online here
Fewer exclusions, better value
Our membership benefits are designed by journalists for journalists so we cover what most policies exclude: War – (declared or not), Rebellion, Civil war, Terrorism
What do we charge?
We’re completely upfront about our charges and we work hard to make them as affordable as possible. IFJ International Press Card holders get special discounts.
All our membership benefit prices are below. A fixed $10 membership fee applies to each transaction.
Find which countries are in which zones here in our zones and charges page
10 Reasons to choose
- Special discounts for IFJ International Press Card holders
- Genuinely worldwide protection available
- Clear and cost effective pricing
- Accidental death and disability protection including sickness and accident medical expenses protection .
- Evacuation and repatriation protection home when necessary included at no extra cost
- Global support by our partner Northcott Global Solutions
- Protection included for war, civil war, and terrorism
- Protection while travelling with or embedded with military personnel
- Access to discounts on safety training and equipment from Cadre Consultants
- Designed exclusively for journalists, media outlets and production personnel.
Check the policy you have now and you may be surprised at the things you are not covered for.
That’s why our protection is designed by journalists for journalists
A message from IFJ President Philippe Leruth
“Journalists face risks on a daily basis to bring us the news. Insurance plays a vital role in protecting journalists, providing crucial support and assistance in times of trouble and, in the most extreme cases, securing the financial future of loved ones. That’s why the IFJ has been working with insuranceforjournalists.com to offer a low-cost comprehensive membership benefit scheme providing protection for all IFJ members worldwide”
Useful PDF downloads about our membership benefits, terms and conditions, FAQ’s and what to do in an emergency
Find out more about insurance for journalists our zones, unique worldwide protection and the cost of membership from just one week to a year.