Chicago News Crew Robbed at Gunpoint While Filming Report on Robberies
Point 1: A reporter and photographer from Univision Chicago were robbed at gunpoint by three armed men wearing ski masks while filming a story about robberies in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood. The robbers took their television camera and personal items.
Point 2: This incident marks the second robbery of a Chicago news crew this month, highlighting the growing safety threats faced by journalists. The National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians Local 41 is taking steps to address these concerns and ensure the safety of news photographers and reporters.