Jennifer Griffin on Being a Reporter in Israel: “It’s Very Emotional for All of Us”

Jennifer Griffin, National Security Correspondent for FNC, joined guest host Ross Kaminsky on the Guy Benson Show to discuss the latest from Israel and the hostage swap that is ongoing between Israel and Hamas. Kaminsky also discusses the complexities of being a journalist in this time with Griffn, and Griffin details her experiences in Israel. Griffin also shares why it is so hard for people who have friends in the community to see what’s happening in the country. Listen to the full interview below.

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Griffin had this to say about the emotional experience of being a journalist with connections in Israel during the ongoing conflict:

“I have friends in Gaza right now who are stuck. I have friends in the West Bank who’ve been been facing a lot of threats from Israeli settlers. And I have the children that my kids went to preschool with… It is very emotional for all of us. But we as reporters, it’s our job and it’s a requirement that we try to maintain our objectivity, but we’re human beings.┬áBut we need reporters to be on the front lines and thank God they’re there.”