Elaine Cobbe

Country Contact, French Network

Elaine Cobbe is a seasoned news journalist with more than 20 years of experience of covering international events. A correspondent for CBS News, she is based in Paris and has reported from around the world, including Iraq, Kosovo and Rwanda. She is also a regular commentator of French news on radio in Ireland, South Africa and New Zealand.

Recently, Elaine completed a psychology research thesis on frontline journalists’ attitudes to seeking help for trauma-related stress. This area of interest also comes in to her work as a journalism trainer, both of experienced journalists and students in some of France’s top journalism schools.