Jon Jones

independent photography editor and curator, UK

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1994, 3rd prize stories, General News

1994, 3rd prize stories, General News

1994, 3rd prize stories, General News

1994, 3rd prize stories, General News

Jon Jones is an independent photography editor and curator.

Most recently he was the director of photography for the Sunday Times Magazine, where the magazine’s work received numerous awards for its photography.

He was the curator of the Sunday Times Magazine 50th Anniversary exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London which toured nationally, and is also the editor and producer of a major retrospective photographic book documenting the Bosnian War, which was published in 2013.

He is a regular photographic judge, a board member and judge of the Ian Parry Scholarship, and an International Jury member for the Visa D’Or Awards in France. He is also the Chair of the Jury for this year’s Canon Professional Editors Award.

He regularly lectures, and has taught the Joop Swart Masterclass for the World Press Photo Foundation, and the Visa D’Or workshops in France.

As a photojournalist for the Sygma Photo Agency in Paris, Jon Jones documented conflict all over the world, most notably in Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. His work has been widely published by Time, Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine, the Sunday Times Magazine, Paris Match, and Stern.

His numerous international photographic awards include two World Press Photo Awards (1994 and 1996), Photographer of the Year, News Photographer of the Year, Feature Photographer of the Year, and Photo Essay of the Year.

He has collaborated on numerous books and media projects and his work has been widely exhibited, as well as being held by collectors and museums.

He has worked as a cameraman and editor, producing magazine features, documentaries and news programmes on a worldwide basis for the BBC. He was part of the team that won a Royal Television Society Award for the coverage of the Kosovo crisis.

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