Memberships

Frontline Freelance Register (FFR)



The Frontline Freelance Registers is a representative body for international freelance journalists who are exposed to risk in their work. FFR aims to provide registrants with representation and a sense of community.


Frontline Freelance Register is open to actively working freelance journalists who are exposed to risks in their work outside of their home country and who agree to adhere to FFR's Code of Conduct.


Membership is not automatic and applications are scrutinized to ensure the applicant meets the membership criteria. We endeavour to deal with your application (within two weeks of receipt).


FFR offers two types of membership, ASSOCIATE and FULL.


ASSOCIATE – is open to all freelance journalists who meet our above criteria. There is no joining fee and members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Monthly newsletters.
  • Networking and professional development events.
  • Access to safety and professional resources.
  • Profile displayed on FFR's public registry (there is an opt-out option available).
  • A platform to demonstrate your professionalism and that you champion the safety and welfare of freelance journalists.
  • Belonging to a community of international independent journalists.
  • Safety kit loans and discounts on the purchase of the new kit.
  • Discount to Frontline Club membership.


FULL – is open to all freelance journalists who meet our above criteria. However, applications are subject to a higher verification process. Applicants are required to have up-to-date safety training certification and professional references. Full membership incurs an annual fee of $90 (USD) ($165 for 2 years).


Full members enjoy the same benefits as associates, and in addition, they are also able to:

  • Order a Frontline Club Press Card. For more information on these press cards, please visit the Frontline Club website
  • Request professional references from FFR for accreditation purposes
  • Obtain discounted insurance policies.
  • Automatic Frontline Club membership.
  • Full Membership 2 Year + Press Card
    Duration
    24 months
    Package price
    $165

    FFR is open to all freelance journalists who are exposed to risk while working in foreign environments and who agree to adhere to our Code of Conduct.


    Membership is open to all freelance journalists who meet our above criteria. However, applications are subject to a higher verification process. Applicants are required to have up-to-date safety training certification and professional references.  Full membership incurs an annual fee of $90 (USD). Full members enjoy the following benefits: 

    • Order a Frontline Club Press Card. For more information on these press cards, please visit the Frontline Club website
    • Request professional references from FFR for accreditation purposes 
    • Obtain discounted insurance policies
    • Monthly newsletters.
    • Networking and professional development events
    • Access to safety and professional resources
    • Profile displayed on FFR's public registry (there is an opt-out option available)
    • A platform to demonstrate your professionalism and that you champion the safety and welfare of freelance journalists. 
    • Belonging to a community of international independent journalists.
    • Safety kit loans and discounts on the purchase of the new kit.
    • Discount to Frontline Club membership.
  • Full Membership 1 Year + Press Card
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    $90

    FFR is open to all freelance journalists who are exposed to risk while working in foreign environments and who agree to adhere to our Code of Conduct.


    Membership is open to all freelance journalists who meet our above criteria. However, applications are subject to a higher verification process. Applicants are required to have up-to-date safety training certification and professional references.  Full membership incurs an annual fee of $90 (USD). Full members enjoy the following benefits: 

    • Order a Frontline Club Press Card. For more information on these press cards, please visit the Frontline Club website
    • Request professional references from FFR for accreditation purposes 
    • Obtain discounted insurance policies
    • Monthly newsletters.
    • Networking and professional development events.
    • Access to safety and professional resources
    • Profile displayed on FFR's public registry (there is an opt-out option available)
    • A platform to demonstrate your professionalism and that you champion the safety and welfare of freelance journalists. 
    • Belonging to a community of international independent journalists.
    • Safety kit loans and discounts on the purchase of the new kit.
    • Discount to Frontline Club membership.
  • Associate Member 2 Year
    Duration
    24 months
    Package price
    Free

    FFR is open to all freelance journalists who are exposed to risk while working in foreign environments and who agree to adhere to our Code of Conduct


    ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP – is open to all freelance journalists who meet our above criteria. There is no joining fee and members enjoy the following benefits:

    • Monthly newsletters.
    • Networking and professional development events.
    • Access to safety and professional resources
    • Profile displayed on FFR's public registry (there is an opt-out option available)
    • A platform to demonstrate your professionalism and that you champion the safety and welfare of freelance journalists. 
    • Belonging to a community of international independent journalists.
    • Safety kit loans and discounts on the purchase of a new kit.
    • Discount to Frontline Club membership.
  • Special Ukraine
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    Free

    This membership is for Ukrainian journalists only. If you are non-Ukrainian, please use the other memberships.

    Thanks.