Adrees Latif

photographer and editor in charge US pictures Reuters, Pakistan/USA

Adrees Latif © Carlo Allegri

Adrees Latif is a Pakistani-American photojournalist with a career spanning over two decades, covering sports, entertainment, conflict, and natural disasters. He lived in Saudi Arabia as a young child, moving to Texas at the age of seven. Latif earned a BA in journalism from the University of Houston, while simultaneously working as a staff photographer at The Houston Post.

In 1995, he joined Reuters and has since been based in Houston, Los Angeles, Bangkok, and Islamabad for the agency. His accolades include an International Center of Photography’s 2011 Infinity Award, POYi 2011 Photographer of the Year (Agency), and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography. Latif currently is based in New York, as editor-in-charge, US pictures, for Thomson Reuters.


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