Fixers Fund

Thursday 13 November 2014, 7:15 PM

The Frontline Club Quiz – November 2014

Join us for the final Quiz this year, hosted by our unsurpassed quizmasters Caroline Johns and Dr Keith Surridge , and win a chance to see the critically acclaimed musical The Scottsboro Boys now showing at the Garrick theatre for a strictly limited season. The idea is for members to round up your family and friends and test your knowledge. Teams can consist of up to six people, and there will be five rounds of 10 questions. The entry cost is £5 per person with all money raised going to the Frontline Fund, assisting families of fixers around the world killed or injured while working with the international media.


Thursday 17 July 2014, 7:00 PM

The Frontline Club Quiz – July 2014

The infamous Club Quiz returns in July with quizmasters Caroline Johns and Dr Keith Surridge.

Teams can consist of up to six people and the entry cost is £5 per person. All money raised goes to the Frontline Fund, assisting families of fixers and support staff killed or injured while working with the international media.


December 4, 2013

The Frontline Club Tenth Anniversary Members’ Party 2013 Charity Auction

On 5 December we will be celebrating the Frontline Club’s tenth birthday at our annual members’ party. During the evening we will be raising money for the Frontline Fund, a special project launched in 2007 to raise money for the families of fixers killed or injured around the world while working with the international media. […]


November 14, 2012

Fixers: Explaining countries, cultures and revolutions

By Merryn Johnson Last night’s talk looked at the future of fixers in foreign reporting and at the relationships that develop when the ‘mad circus of the international press’ arrives to cover a news story, desperately needing to hide their ignorance of the country, culture and language. The discussion was chaired by Charles Glass, broadcaster, […]


October 25, 2012 7:00 PM

FULLY BOOKED The Frontline Club Awards 2012

The Frontline Club Awards are presented annually in recognition of the most outstanding journalism seen over a one year period. They aim to reward independence of spirit, courage and the highest standards in journalism. The shortlist contains some of the year’s best journalism. After dinner and a drinks reception, speeches from judges Vaughan Smith and Jon Lee Anderson will be followed by the presentation of the Awards by Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow.


February 9, 2012 7:00 PM

February Club Quiz

Join us this February at the club with Quiz Master David Dickinson for our monthly quiz that has been given the impressive title of being one of ‘the hardest quizes in London.’ You can enter as an individual or as a team of up to six. All money raised will go to the Fixers Fund which raised money […]


November 23, 2011 7:00 PM

Frontline Club Annual Party and Awards – MEMBERS ONLY

As another year comes to a close we warmly invite our members to join us to celebrate our eighth anniversary.

An opportunity to enjoy the company of the Club’s members and also a great night to introduce friends and colleagues who are interested in joining, so please bring a guest. Complimentary drinks will be available courtesy of our generous sponsors, Chivas.

During the evening there will be a presentation of the Frontline Journalism Awards recognising excellence in journalism, which for the first time have been nominated by Frontline Club members. An auction will also be held in aid of the Fixers’ Fund.


November 3, 2011 7:00 PM

November Club Quiz

Please join us for November’s Club Quiz with quizmaster David Dickinson.

You can enter as an individual or as a team of up to 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 will be general knowledge with a historical bias.


September 21, 2011 7:00 PM

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 […]


August 9, 2011

The Frontline Club Award and the Frontline Memorial Tribute Award for excellence in journalism.

The Frontline Club Award and the Frontline Memorial Tribute Award for excellence in journalism aim to recognise recognise journalistic integrity, courage and the independence of spirit, regardless of nationality or media discipline and include the work of freelances. The Frontline Club Award is given annually in recognition of an outstanding body of work or series of contributions […]


January 27, 2011 7:00 PM

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.


November 11, 2010

The Frontline Club’s Fixers’ Fund Auction 2010

At this year’s Frontline Annual Party and Awards we will be holding a charity auction in aid of the Fixers’ Fund. Click here to find the lots so far kindly donated by friends and members of the club.


June 24, 2010

Club Quiz

Join us for another quiz evening in the Clubroom with quiz master Marcus Berkmann. 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 […]


May 20, 2010

CANCELLED: Club Quiz

This quiz has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances. With quiz master Marcus Berkmann. Join us for another quiz evening in the Clubroom. 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 […]


June 19, 2009

An Afghan fixer in Sweden

Naqeebulla Sherzad is an Afghan fixer. He worked with Ajmal Naskhbandi, the fixer beheaded by the Taliban in 2007, and who inspired the formation of the Frontline Fixer’s Fund – 100% of funds raised are given to the families of fixers killed or injured while working with international media – After being told his name […]


February 28, 2009

Broke without fixers

Jonathan Miller writes about the "secret weapon" of television news on the Channel 4 World News blog. He’s talking about the fixers he’s worked with in the DRC, Zimbabwe, Gaza, Pakistan, Serbia and Sudan. "When fixers deliver," Miller says, "We make good telly," Fixers are all-too-often the unsung heros of our business. They work long […]


January 29, 2009

The Fixers Fund

If you’ve nipped into the Frontline Club recently you might have noticed the Fixers Fund gift donation envelopes, on the stairs, at the bar and in the forum. We’ve also put together a short video explaining more about the fund and how it was started following the murder of Ajmal Naqshbandi. Afghan journalist and fixer […]


October 23, 2008

What is the Fixer’s Fund?

Prompted by the murder of Ajmal Naqshbandi in Afghanistan in 2007, the Frontline Club has initiated the Fixer’s Fund – a special project to raise money for the families of fixers killed or injured around the world while working with the international media. Please support this worthy cause. The death of fixers and support staff […]


May 1, 2007

The death of Ajmal Naqshbandi

Ever since his videotaped beheading by the Taliban on the afternoon of Sunday, April 8, Ajmal Naqshbandi has become a household name in Afghanistan. No death in recent years has so galvanized public opinion here. Like the murder of Margaret Hassan in Iraq a few years ago, Ajmal’s has come to epitomize the horror of […]