Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

United States

28 June 2018

Four media professionals and one staff member of the Capital Gazette , a daily published in Annapolis, the capital of Maryland state were shot dead by a gunman in what police described as a ‘ targeted attack. ...

26 August 2015

24-year-old Alison Parker and 26-year-old cameraman Adam Ward , both working for WDBJ7 US TV station affiliated to the CBS, were killed by a gunman as they were conducting a live interview in a shopping center in Moneta in the US Sate of V ...

28 August 2014

The sound engineer with “Cops”, a reality TV show in Omaha, was accidentally killed in cross fire by police in Omaha. The victim was a member of COPS TV crew filming a police operation when officers responded to a robbery. ...