Emilienne Malfatto is a freelance journalist and photojournalist covering Middle East and Latin America. She studied in France and Colombia and graduated from Sciences Po Paris in 2013. She then worked two years for AFP (Agence France Presse), in France and on the Middle East regional desk. In early 2015 she moved to northern Iraq as a freelancer.
She covers conflict related themes but also in-depth stories, with a social and gender focus. She recently reported in eastern Turkey, Caucasus, Ethiopia and Venezuela.
She won the 2015 Reporting prize organized by french media Revue XXI and radio France Info. She was shortlisted for the European Press Prize that same year. Her photos were exhibited in the Kurdish Institute in Paris in December 2015. She attended the 2017 New York Portfolio Review and the 2017 NOOR-Nikon workshop. She is a Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet Foundation grantee.
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