Candida Ng


Candida Ng is a photo director for the Asia-Pacific at Agence France-Presse.

She manages a stable team of 60 photographers and three photo editing desks to ensure the region is well-represented in terms of news coverage, visibility, and diversity.

With 20 years of experience in international wire agencies, Ng has directed coverage of key events to match the daily news agenda and led live editing teams to work under tight, deadline-driven conditions.

She began her career at Reuters as a photo editor on the Global Pictures Desk and spent two years as deputy editor-in-charge for The Wider Image desk.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2024 World Press Photo Contest jury member

Candida Ng

Portrait credit: Vivek Prakash