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Frequently Asked Questions

Providing insurance for your locally employed people including journalists, producers, location staff, photographers, sound engineers, fixers and stringers anywhere in the world. In creating our specialist policy we worked with a number of major Federations such as the ACOS Alliance and the IPI. Our goal is to help you provide insurance cover at attractive rates for your local employees, with a simple and efficient process.

We’ve attempted to cover as many of the key questions about Local Media cover below, but if you don’t find the answer you need then just drop us a line.

Am I eligible to arrange cover with insuranceforlocalmedia.com™ ?
You'll need to register with us first, once you have been approved, you can purchase insurance for the local people you employ from just $8.25 a day.
How do I register with insuranceforlocalmedia.com™
Click on the 'Register Now!' link on our home page.
We have a few questions for you to answer. Once approved we will email you details of how to insure your locally employed people.
What cover does a policy with insuranceforlocalmedia.com provide?
It's $100,000 accidental death insurance plus accident medical expenses cover including recovery from the point of an incident to an appropriate care facility and transfer and repatriation home when necessary up to $100,000 from just $8.25 per day*

* subject to policy conditions.
Full policy details are available as a download from our website.

Does an insuranceforlocalmedia.com™ policy cover an employee covering War and Terrorism?
Yes, as long as the member is not actively participating in war or terrorism. The full terms and conditions are available as a download from our website.
What if I am not traveling to a hostile country? Do I still need insuranceforlocalmedia.com™ ?
Yes, we recommend that under a Duty of Care responsibility, an employer should always insure their employees regardless of where they are working.
What Medical Expenses does my insuranceforlocalmedia.com™ policy provide?
Full details of the cover provided by your policy can be downloaded from our website and will be emailed to you once you have been approved as a Local Media Organisation
View our downloadable PDF
How do I make a claim?
If an insured employee is injured in an accident, then you must immediately contact our claims assistance company, Crisis24 quoting scheme reference INSURANCE FOR LOCAL MEDIA.
They are available 24/7 If you fall ill or have an accident and have any questions regarding medical treatment, please call the team on the below number as soon as possible.
Do not email if it is urgent. The email address can be used to send supporting documents securely i.e. passports, medical records etc.

Medical Emergencies/Assistance:
Telephone: +44 (0)207 902 7131
Email: [email protected]
Claims team: [email protected]

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Does an insuranceforlocalmedia.com™ policy cover Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
CORONAVIRUS EXCLUSION
This Insurance does not cover any claim in any way caused by or resulting from:
a) Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
b) Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
c) any mutation or variation of SARS-CoV-2
d) any fear or threat of a), b) or c) above.

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