K M Asad


K M Asad (1983) is a documentary photographer and photojournalist. 

In 2008 he graduated from Pathshala South Asian Media Institute where he studied photojournalism. 

A photograph from Asad’s detailed coverage of the Rohingya refugee crisis on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border featured on the cover of the August 2019 issue of National Geographic Magazine and his work is also in the permanent collection of the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (KMOPA) in Japan.

Asad has received numerous honors and awards including UNICEF Picture Of the Year, China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP), Picture of the Year International (POYI), Days Japan International Photojournalism Award, New York Press Photographers Association (NPPA), and The Lucie Award (IPA).

As well as working independently, Asad contracts for Zuma Press, contributes to Getty Images, and is a fixed-term consultant for the World Bank in Bangladesh. His other clients include the United Nations (UN), European Union (EU), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Agence-France Presse (AFP) Service, Plan Bangladesh, EDUCO, Forbes, and UNDP Bangladesh.

World Press Photo Involvement:
Award-winning photographer 2021 Photo Contest

K M Asad on Social Media:
Instagram: @kmasad
Twitter: @kmasad04

K M Asad

Image credit: Rehman Asad