Harry Fear is a broadcast journalist, filmmaker and speaker, passionate about covering the conflicts and crises of our times.
He is best known for his reporting on the European migrant crisis and his hard-hitting coverage in Gaza (especially during the 2012 and 2014 Israel-Hamas conflicts).
For 2 years Harry worked as a UK and International correspondent for alternative broadcaster RT (formerly Russia Today), a controversial state-funded 24/7 news channel. He covered: several of France’s recent terrorism incidents; the historic closure of the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp; anti-migrant violence and the rise of the far-right in Europe; the Greek Debt Crisis; and Turkey’s ongoing crackdown on dissent.
Previously, he worked as a freelance correspondent and independent filmmaker. His crowdfunded coverage of the 2012 Israel–Gaza conflict was nominated for a Next Century Foundation International Media Award. His accounts appeared on the BBC, Al Jazeera and CBC. In 2010 he produced a feature-length documentary shot on-location in South Africa.
Harry is also a keen public speaker and has delivered three TEDx talks