Claire Price

Board Member
Claire Price is a video journalist and media trainer, with nearly two decades of experience at the BBC and Agence France-Presse (AFP). Prior to going solo, Price worked as AFP’s Africa editor for the agency’s video service, where she commissioned, coordinated and directed coverage of breaking news in sub-Saharan Africa. As editor, she trained and supported AFP's entire network of video journalists across the African continent. Before becoming the Africa editor, she worked as a video correspondent in London, Paris and Johannesburg, where she covered the death of Nelson Mandela and the trial of Oscar Pistorius. She now runs Sequentially, a video production company based in London. Recent projects include setting up an in-house studio for a leading public relations firm and shooting news stories for a financial news publication. Price studied modern history at Magdalen College, Oxford University before completing a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism. She is a board member at Fair Observer.

Marikana: The Massacre After the Massacre

August 17, 2013

A year after violence escalated in South Africa, conflicts still persist.  It has been a year since 34 striking miners were shot dead by police at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana, South Africa. What appeared to be a conflict between miners and police was in reality more complex: It was a...

Zimbabwe: Diamonds Are Worth More Than Democracy

July 31, 2013

Whether Zimbabwe's elections are free and fair matters little for the international community. Amid the hand wringing from the outside world over how free and fair Zimbabwe's elections will be, one uncomfortable question lingers. Does it really matter? Yes, 1 million dead voters remain on the voters roll. Yes, Robert Mugabe...