Storyhunter is happy to arrange travel insurance for any non-national freelancers that you hire for the duration of the project. We will bill the policy directly to you as an expense on the project and will charge you 5% above cost.
For conflict zones or hostile environments, we require the freelancer to be insured. Please consult the Council for Foreign Relations conflict heatmap to determine if your project falls within a conflict zone. It is the Editor's responsibility to make sure the freelancer is covered if you commission in one of these countries.
The insurance policy that Storyhunter uses is travel insurance for non-nationals which covers hospitalizations and repatriations. If the freelancer you're hiring is a citizen of the country that they will be working in, our policy can not cover them. If the person is citizen but has dual citizenship, we can use their non-national passport to process the insurance.
It is the Publisher's responsibility to request insurance on behalf of the freelancer.
In order to request insurance of Storyhunter, please send a message to email@example.com with the following details:
Title of Message: URGENT ATTENTION: Insurance Request
Body of Message:
I wish to request conflict insurance for a freelancer that I am hiring.
- Project URL:
- Full Freelancer Name:
- Complete Address of Freelancer: [insert freelancer's home address]
- Production dates: [total dates that the journalist will be filming only. (If end filming date is unknown, ask filmmaker to make best estimate. We can always extend the cover.)]
- Freelancer's Nationality:
- Freelancer's Date of Birth:
- Freelancer's Passport number:
Some of these details may be in the freelancer's profile. You may need to request the remaining details directly from the freelancer. Once we receive these details, and confirm the eligibility of the freelancer, we will proceed to purchase insurance for the freelancer. As soon as it's purchased, we will send the Insurance Card and Insurance policy to the respective Editor and Freelancer.
For any emergencies please call us at 1-855-266-9797.