Marie Colvin

Tuesday 05 February 2019, 7:00 pm

‘A Private War’ Exclusive Pre-screening + Q&A

Join us for an exclusive pre-screening of ‘A Private War’. We’re partnering with Women in Journalism for a Q&A afterwards with Matthew Heinemann and Paul Conroy, chaired by Eleanor Mills.


Monday 12th November 2018, 7:00 PM

In Extremis. The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE STREAMED:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2tbjpANfW8 (NEW LINK)
Marie Colvin was glamorous, hard-drinking, braver than the boys, with a troubled and rackety personal life. With fierce compassion and honesty, she reported from the most dangerous places in the world, fractured by conflict and genocide, going in further and staying longer than anyone else.


Thursday 6th September 2018, 7:00 PM

Under The Wire + Q&A

On 13 February 2012, war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned. This is their story.


November 10, 2016

Redefining Foreign Correspondence

The role of the foreign correspondent has changed immeasurably in the past 20 years. With phones tracked by enemy satellites and an ever increasing kidnap bounty on their head, the days of journalists passing through a checkpoint with 200 cigarettes and a bottle of scotch are over. On Tuesday 1st November, in an event organised […]


June 7, 2013

Under the Wire: In conversation with Paul Conroy

By Anna Reitman Photojournalist and filmmaker Paul Conroy joined Channel 4 News’ international editor Lindsey Hilsum at the Frontline Club on 6 June, to give a personal account of his experiences in Syria, detailed in his new book Under the wire: Marie Colvin’s Final Assignment. Encouraged by his friends, Conroy wrote the book as he recovered […]


Thursday 6 June 2013, 7:00 PM

In conversation with Paul Conroy – Under the Wire: Marie Colvin’s Final Assignment

Paul Conroy will be joining us in conversation with international editor at Channel 4 News, Lindsey Hilsum, to talk about Under The Wire. Offering a testimony of war reportage, and a personal account of the final assignment he embarked on with Marie Colvin, one of the foremost journalists of our generation.


February 22, 2012

Tributes to Marie Colvin, Sunday Times correspondent killed in Syria

The Sunday Times correspondent, Marie Colvin, was killed in Syria on Wednesday morning. She died after a makeshift media centre in Homs came under attack from Syrian forces. French photographer Rémi Ochlik was also killed. Colvin and Ochlik died the day after Syrian activist, Rami al-Sayed. His video footage, uploaded to YouTube and Bambuser, was […]


February 22, 2012

Journalists killed as CPJ’s ‘Attacks on the Press’ is released

By Helena Williams No one who attended last night’s discussion at the Frontline Club on the safety of journalists was under any illusion that the issue was not an important one, but few there could have anticipated that it would be so topical. News of the death of Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin, a regular at the […]


February 22, 2012

Marie Colvin: “I should stay and write what I can to expose what is happening here”

UPDATE: Friends and colleagues are invited to the Frontline Club tonight from 7pm to remember Marie Colvin.  Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin remained in Syria because she was determined the terrible story of events  there had to be told. Marie had hoped to moderate a discussion that is taking place on the growing crisis in […]


June 30, 2009

Live tonight – Reporting Iran

We’ll be discussing the situation in Iran following the disputed election results at the Frontline Club tonight. Specifically, how did hotel-bound foreign journalists report from Tehran and beyond during the election and days and weeks following? We start at 7pm GMT and as usual if you can’t join us in person please come and join […]


December 19, 2007

Inside Out – January 2008

When we began recruiting members to the Frontline Club, we were often told that it would never work. After all, the sceptics said, why would you want to become part of a club that catered to war journalists and ex-hacks who would bore you with their tales of near death experiences? Four years later and […]