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Duchess of Cornwall to attend service in memory of journalists

CamillaThe Duchess of Cornwall is set to attend a service at the “spiritual home of the media” commemorating journalists who have died on the frontline.

The Duchess, left, will be the guest of honour at the service to be held at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street.

An address will be given by Sam Kiley, foreign affairs editor at Sky News and readings will be given by other senior figures across the media industry.

The service will be led by Canon Alison Joyce, Rector of St Bride’s.

James Irving, head of operations at St Bride’s, said: “We demand a great deal of our journalists, foreign correspondents, camera-crew and support staff.

“Expecting them to keep us informed about difficult and dangerous situations in the trouble spots of the world.

“We will be honouring those who have paid the ultimate price in bringing us the truth as they see it, as well as celebrating the profession of journalism, and the priceless value of free speech.”

The service will be held at Tuesday 21 November at 6.30pm.