Flora Carmichael

Operations Manager


November 22, 2011

Announcing the winners of the Frontline Club journalism awards 2011

The Frontline Club has announced the winners of the Frontline Club Award and the Frontline Memorial Tribute Award for excellence in journalism, to be presented by Allan Little on Wednesday 23 November at the Annual Party and Awards.


November 16, 2011

In the Picture: Cairo Divided with Jason Larkin

Photojournalist Jason Larkin‘s project, Cairo Divided, looks at the luxury suburbs burgeoning in the desert around Cairo. His two-year collaboration with journalist Jack Shenker has produced a long-form essay, accompanied by Larkin’s pictures, which has challenged traditional publication methods. Moderated by Max Houghton.


November 14, 2011

Volunteer for the Frontline Television News Archive

This winter the Frontline Club Charitable Trust in Paddington is offering part-time volunteer positions on an its Archive project to a small number of bright individuals. If you’re interested in journalism, war or the history of the late 20th century perhaps this is the job for you.


October 10, 2011

In the Picture – Kate Brooks: A decade on the front line

A youthful Kate Brooks moved to Pakistan after September 11th 2001 to document the conflicts that flared in the region and make a name for herself as a photojournalist. Her new book, In the Light of Darkness, records the major conflicts in the Arab world in the past decade, from the Tora Bora mountains in Afghanistan, to this year’s Arab Spring. The event will be moderated by freelance journalist Ramita Navai.


September 27, 2011

Kissinger: Screening at the Frontline Club in October

Julia Barron of October Films writes an assessment of the documentary film Kissinger, which will be screened at the Frontline Club in October.
With access to Dr Henry Kissinger over the past two years, this award-winning documentary gives unique insight into the personality and motivation of one of America’s most powerful and controversial international statesman.


September 22, 2011

In the Picture: TRANSIT with Espen Rasmussen

TRANSIT documents the plight of some of the 43 million refugees around the world today. From the displaced of the war in Georgia, to the Janjaweed who kill and rape in Darfur, Norwegian photojournalist Espen Rasmussen traveled to 10 different countries, recording the lives of individuals trying to make new lives for themselves after fleeing their homes, and the hardships that set them on the run.


September 21, 2011

September Club Quiz

Please join us for September’s Club Quiz. You can enter as an individual or as a team of six. All money raised will go to the Fixers’ Fund which raises money for families of fixers around the world killed or injured while working with the international media. This event is open to everyone. The quiz […]


September 21, 2011

Content is King – David Carr in conversation with Richard Gizbert

By Charlotte Eyre Original and innovative content will remain the keystone of the news industry as the media machine progresses, David Carr said in a discussion with Richard Gizbert  on Monday.  New York Times media industry columnist David Carr highlighted the problem of making journalism count in an increasingly digitalised industry when he was at […]


August 24, 2011

In The Picture: China’s New Energy Pioneers with Toby Smith

Photographer Toby Smith recently spent two months in China producing his latest project China’s New Energy Pioneers. Across 11 provinces, his work took him to coal mines, wind farms and hydro-electric plants as he captured the landscapes and people implementing the Communist Party’s latest Five Year Plan. The plan, announced in March 2011, is significant in its attempts to slow economic growth and address escalating energy and environmental problems. Moderated by Jim Footner of Greenpeace.


July 28, 2011

July Club Quiz

Please join us for July’s Club Quiz with quizmaster to be confirmed.
You can enter as an individual or as a team of six. All money raised will go to the Fixers’ Fund which raises money for families of fixers around the world killed or injured while working with the international media. This event is open to everyone.


July 21, 2011

Photography Networking Party- Who gets the credit?

By organising this photography networking event the Frontline Club proved it had its finger firmly on the pulse of the industry, as the brief Q&A session highlighted the ever growing distance between image creators and those who make decisions about their publication.


July 20, 2011

FULLY BOOKED: Photography Networking Party

The Frontline Club is hosting a July networking party to bring together people from all branches of the photography industry. From established photographers to aspiring photojournalists, gallery curators, publishers and agencies, the event will give attendees the chance to discuss photography and network with their peers.


June 15, 2011

Shooting Libya: Inigo Gilmore and Andrew Winning at the Frontline Club

Reuters photographer Andrew Winning and freelance video journalist Inigo Gilmore spoke to a packed audience at the Frontline Club last night about their differing experiences of covering the conflict in Libya.


June 14, 2011

FULLY BOOKED In the Picture: Shooting Libya

Getting the best images possible means that photographers and video journalists in particular need to get hair-raisingly close to the action, often putting themselves in danger. Reuters photographer Andrew Winning and video journalist Inigo Gilmore will speak at the Frontline Club about shooting on Libya’s front line.


May 26, 2011

May Club Quiz

Please join us for May’s Club Quiz with quizmaster George Chamier.
The event is open to anyone and you can enter as an individual or as a team of six.


May 25, 2011

Frontline volunteer opportunity for summer: FNTV Archive

This summer the Frontline Club Charitable Trust in Paddington is offering part-time volunteer positions on an Oral History project to a small number of bright individuals. If you’re interested in journalism, war or the history of the late 20th century perhaps this is the project for you.


May 23, 2011

Frontline Television News Archive secures funding to go digital

The Heritage Lottery Fund has recently granted the Frontline Club its support to digitise the Frontline News Television archive. Read about the project and ways to get involved.


May 12, 2011

Members’ Social Evening

A chance to meet other members and sample some free whisky and gin generously provided by Chivas Regal. This event is only open to full members of the Frontline Club. Please RSVP by clicking “book”- no payment necessary.


April 12, 2011

In the Picture: On your doorstep, photography and poverty

An eye-opening presentation of photographs will be accompanied by a discussion with two respected photographers about their experiences of working in the UK, covering issues on their doorstep. What are the challenges at home compared to overseas? Liz Hingley will talk about problems of access, media interest and legal issues.


March 10, 2011

BBC World Debate: “Is Homosexuality UnAfrican?”

Download this episode View in iTunes You can watch the Frontline event here.  By Gianluca Mezzofiore After the killing of gay rights activist David Kato in Uganda in January, debate about homophobia in Africa has been reignited. Kato was the face of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) an advocacy group actively campaigning against the controversial Anti-Homosexuality […]


March 9, 2011

Homosexuality in Africa

Featuring highlights from the BBC World Debate entitled “is homosexuality unAfrican?” a panel of experts will be discussing gay rights in Africa and the men and women who seek asylum in the UK to escape persecution as a result of their sexuality.


March 8, 2011

Life with Murder: Q&A with Dr Rachel Condry

In 1998 Jennifer Jenkins was shot four times by her brother, Mason, who was subsequently arrested and convicted for her murder. Their parents, Leslie and Brian Jenkins decided to continue to support their imprisoned son and were ostracised by their community. Dr Rachel Condry spoke to audience members after a screening of Life With Murder, an intimate portrait of the Jenkins family and the aftermath of their daughter’s death.


February 2, 2011

Martin Rowson: Caricatures and Commentary

Martin Rowson walked onto the stage at the Frontline Club last night with a pint and Laurie Taylor. As you would expect from a satirist, the tone of Rowson’s presentation was humorous with generous lashings of acerbic wit thrown into the mix.


February 1, 2011

In the Picture: Cartoonist of the Year – Martin Rowson

Although they are often ignored as a serious form of journalism, cartoons not only capture the flavour of a political era, they can provide some of the most enduring memories of politicians.
Cartoonist Martin Rowson will be speaking with Laurie Taylor at the Club about the power of satire, how he uses cartoons to create acerbic critiques of the world of politics and politicians and explaining how he goes about his work.


January 27, 2011

FULLY BOOKED January Club Quiz with David Dickinson

Please join us for January’s Club Quiz with quizmaster David Dickinson.
You can enter as an individual or as a team of six. All money raised will go to the Fixers’ Fund which raises money for families of fixers around the world killed or injured while working with the international media. This event is open to everyone.


January 19, 2011

In the Picture: Orphaned and Ostracised- HIV in Africa with Carol Allen Storey

Download this episode View in iTunes Watch the event here.  By Antje Bormann Broadcaster Sue Steward introduced Carol Allen Storey as one of the most fascinating photojournalists around. Carol Allen Storey’s photographic career started 10 years ago following a thorough rethink of a successful career in the fashion and beauty industry. Photographs by Edmond Terakopian. […]


January 18, 2011

In the Picture: Orphaned and Ostracised- HIV in Africa with Carol Allen Storey

“Orphans are Africa’s tsunami” claims photographer Carol Allen Storey, who has documented the lives of orphans in Sub Saharan Africa. Two groups of children provide a focal point for her work. One, a gang of Ugandan youngsters known as the ‘Dustbin tribe’, live and play on a rubbish tip, the other, lucky enough to be in school in Tanzania, are marked out from their classmates with red badges to signify their HIV positive status.


December 20, 2010

Looking back at 2010: In the Picture photography events

This year, Frontline’s In the Picture strand has drawn in some big names in photography while giving a platform for new blood in the industry to showcase their work. Topics covered reached from sex-trafficking to disaster photography and from as far afield as Nigeria, Afghanistan and Vietnam. Below you can read about all and watch […]


November 16, 2010

Survivors break their silence: 5 years after the Andijan Massacre

When state security forces opened fire on protestors in Andijan on May 13, 2005, killing hundreds, about 500 escaped and sought asylum outside of Uzbekistan. Fearing for the lives and well-being of their family members, for five years they did not speak out about the massacre. Now, some have broken the silence.


November 10, 2010

In The Picture: Afghanistan with Adam Ferguson

Adam Ferguson is an up and coming star in the world of photojournalism. His photograph of the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Kabul won him first prize in the Spot News category at the World Press Photo Awards this year. Ferguson will be speaking at the Frontline Club about his work in Afghanistan, his successes to date and his plans for the future.