Alex Crawford

November 18, 2011

Reflections: Alex Crawford

Download this episode View in iTunes¬† Watch the event here.¬†   By Thomas Lowe Three time winner of the Royal Television Society Journalist of the year award, Sky special correspondent Alex Crawford spoke on trauma, risk, the tools of her trade and why she would rather eat her own liver than be a presenter. The […]


November 17, 2011 7:00 PM

FULLY BOOKED Reflections: Alex Crawford

Alex Crawford‘s coverage from Libya won her widespread praise after she travelled into the conflict with rebel forces. The first journalist to make it into the city of Tripoli after it fell to rebel forces, she coloured her career further with the occasional arrest, detainment, bullet, IED, tear-gassing and mortar shell.

She will be joining us at the Frontline Club in conversation with former BBC executive Vin Ray to take a look back over her career as a foreign correspondent.


October 21, 2011

Talks and screenings at the Frontline Club in November

From a series of films focusing on Africa to a discussion with Sky News’ Alex Crawford about her career and recent reporting in Libya, we have a wide range of talks lined up to keep you entertained and your mind stimulated this November, as winter approaches and the nights draw in.  We will be discussing Kashmir’s future, the changing role of […]


October 13, 2011

Announcing November events at the Frontline Club

From a series of films focusing on Africa to a discussion with Sky News’ Alex Crawford about her career and recent reporting in Libya, we have a wide range of talks lined up to keep you entertained and your mind stimulated this November, as winter approaches and the nights draw in.  We will be discussing Kashmir’s future, the changing role […]


October 12, 2011

Notes on ‘Libya and the Arab Spring’ at the Media Society

So yesterday I tried to fit too many things at too many different places into one day and ended up being late for the Media Society event on reporting Libya and the ‘Arab Spring’.  But here are a few incomplete notes on the panel discussion… 1. BBC vs Sky News reporting of Tripoli I think […]


October 12, 2011

Vaughan Smith wins war reporting prize for his film Blood and Dust

Frontline Club founder Vaughan Smith has been given a prestigious Bayeux-Calvados award for Blood and Dust, a film shot during 10 days spent with a US Medevac helicopter team in Afghanistan. The awards, which were launched in 1994, recognise the work of journalists covering conflicts around the world. Smith’s film, which was shown on Al Jazeera in […]


August 22, 2011

Libya: Reporting the advance on Tripoli

Rebel forces have jubilantly entered the Libyan capital Tripoli, although fighting still continues in several parts of the city. For a round up of the latest news check out this list on the Small Wars Journal website. Here are a few articles that have caught my eye relevant to the reporting of the rebel advance. […]