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About edgiles

Ed Giles is an award-winning Australian multimedia journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Formerly based in Cairo, Egypt, Ed works with photography, video and multimedia production methods to explore in depth, human stories. In 2011, Ed was awarded a Walkley Award for Online Journalism, Australian's highest honour in the trade, for work with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Online Investigations Unit. In 2013, he was nominated for a second Walkley award, the Nikon-Walkley Award for Feature Photography, for work covering the overthrow of Egypt’s first democratically elected President, Mohammed Morsi, for Getty Images. Ed has also received the Australian Council of Deans of Education Award for Emerging Journalists in 2011, and a United Nations Media Peace Prize for Online Reporting in 2010. Ed has worked in Iran, Israel/Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Greenland, Burma, Nepal, the Caribbean Islands and French Polynesia, among other corners of the world. His work has been published and distributed by The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Independent (UK), Getty Images, Reuters Editor's Choice, ABC 7.30 Report, ABC Lateline, ABC News 24 and ABC News Online, The Age, The Herald Sun and The Jakarta Post. Ed’s photographic work is represented by Getty Images.

Hot tips on video/multimedia storytelling

Brilliant post here from award-winning filmmaker, and competition judge, Bob Sacha – “I watched 78 multimedia films from visual journalists and what I learned will shock you”. “I’ve been creating, watching and more recently judging “multimedia” produced by journalists for

Hot tips on video/multimedia storytelling

Brilliant post here from award-winning filmmaker, and competition judge, Bob Sacha – “I watched 78 multimedia films from visual journalists and what I learned will shock you”. “I’ve been creating, watching and more recently judging “multimedia” produced by journalists for

World Press Photo in Perth

Australian Premiere 2016 World Press Photo Digital Preview Friday 19th February Free Entry 5 – 8pm   Source: World Press Photo in Perth

World Press Photo in Perth

Australian Premiere 2016 World Press Photo Digital Preview Friday 19th February Free Entry 5 – 8pm   Source: World Press Photo in Perth

Climb it for Climate 2015 – The Australian Youth Climate Coalition in Nepal

Annapurna Range, Nepalese Himalaya, November 2008. Photo: @edgiles. Today I am heading back to ‪#‎Nepal‬, where I will spend the next three weeks traveling with a group of volunteers from @australianycc. The group are trekking to ‪#‎Everest‬ Base Camp to

Climb it for Climate 2015 – The Australian Youth Climate Coalition in Nepal

Annapurna Range, Nepalese Himalaya, November 2008. Photo: @edgiles. Today I am heading back to ‪#‎Nepal‬, where I will spend the next three weeks traveling with a group of volunteers from @australianycc. The group are trekking to ‪#‎Everest‬ Base Camp to

Note on data encryption for working photojournalists…

Note on data encryption for working photojournalists… In light of my own recent experience, I highly recommend all journalists (photo, video, print or otherwise) begin encrypting your working files and drives as soon as possible – i.e. from today. It’s

Note on data encryption for working photojournalists…

Note on data encryption for working photojournalists… In light of my own recent experience, I highly recommend all journalists (photo, video, print or otherwise) begin encrypting your working files and drives as soon as possible – i.e. from today. It’s

Tomas Munita’s 2013 Daily Life WPP: El Salvador Gangs

Tomas Munita’s 2013 Daily Life WPP: El Salvador Gangs Just took a re-look at Tomas Munita’s work on El Salvador Gangs which won 3rd prize for Daily Life stories in the 2013 World Press Photo. Truly incredible – each frame

Tomas Munita’s 2013 Daily Life WPP: El Salvador Gangs

Tomas Munita’s 2013 Daily Life WPP: El Salvador Gangs Just took a re-look at Tomas Munita’s work on El Salvador Gangs which won 3rd prize for Daily Life stories in the 2013 World Press Photo. Truly incredible – each frame

Libya’s Badlands: FT Magazine report from Southern Libya

A sample of the spread from Borzou Daragahi and my feature on Southern #Libya for the Financial Times Magazine – one of the coolest assignments I’ve done in a long time. It was so great to work with the FT

Libya’s Badlands: FT Magazine report from Southern Libya

A sample of the spread from Borzou Daragahi and my feature on Southern #Libya for the Financial Times Magazine – one of the coolest assignments I’ve done in a long time. It was so great to work with the FT

Stephen Dupont on Tacloban in The New Yorker

Stephen Dupont on Tacloban in The New Yorker Powerful, epic and quite devastating work documenting the aftermath of the ‘Super Taiphoon’ in the Philippines in November by Australian photographer Stephen Dupont. I’ve seen a lot of work covering this story –

Stephen Dupont on Tacloban in The New Yorker

Stephen Dupont on Tacloban in The New Yorker Powerful, epic and quite devastating work documenting the aftermath of the ‘Super Taiphoon’ in the Philippines in November by Australian photographer Stephen Dupont. I’ve seen a lot of work covering this story –