Santi Palacios

Santi Palacios is a photojournalist and editor in chief of Sonda Internacional, a non-profit media outlet specializing in visual journalism on the climate crisis. Since the beginning of his career Santi has focused on migrations, conflicts and human ecology—these interests stemming from his training as a sociologist.

His work has been published in international magazines and newspapers, exhibited in dozens of cities, and has received various national and international awards, including a World Press Photo and the Spanish National Photojournalism Award. In 2016 she was part of the team nominated by the Associated Press for the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography.

Santi contributes to the magazine Revista 5W, the non-profit organization Open Arms, and is a guest lecturer at the  EFTI International Photography School. He was a frequent contributor to the Associated Press from 2014 to 2018, and he has also freelanced occasionally with media including The New York Times, TIME Magazine, CNN and El PaĆ­s

World Press Photo Involvement:
2023 World Press Photo Contest jury member
2017 World Press Photo Contest winner
6x6 Europe talent

Santi Palacios on Social Media:
Instagram: @SantiPalacios
Twitter: @SantiPalacios


Santi Palacios

Portrait credit: Maribel Izcue