Katya Adler in Libya
Media playback is unsupported on your device

How to be a war reporter

22 November 2011 Last updated at 11:41 GMT

Reporting from a war zone is dangerous work, so you've always got to be well prepared.

Hundreds of journalists are out in places like Iraq and Afghanistan to tell us what's going on out there.

We caught up with BBC war correspondent Katya Adler, who's spent the last few months reporting on the conflict in Libya.