Enric Martí began his career as photo assistant with Agence France-Presse in Managua, Nicaragua in 1989, and then worked as local stringer for Reuters. In 1992 he moved to Sarajevo as a freelancer, later joining EPA. In 1994 he began working for The Associated Press in the Balkans, moving on to Cairo to become the AP's senior photographer for the Middle East for six years. From 2002 until 2006 he served as chief photo editor/photographer in Jerusalem. He now oversees regional coverage from the Latin American photo desk in Mexico City, and is also photo editor for the Caribbean. Martí's awards include a World Press Photo award, three Fotopress awards, an Ortega y Gasset prize in his native Spain and the 2001 Bayeaux award for war photography. He previously sat on the 2008 World Press Photo jury.