Yannis Kolesidis is a photojournalist based in Athens. He worked for Reuters from 2004 to 2013. Currently, he is working for the Athens News Agency (ANA) and the European Pressphoto Agency (EPA). His photographs have been published in international newspapers and magazines such as New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Guardian, Time, Stern,Paris Match etc. His work has won a number of awards, most notably the 2nd prize in the World Press Photo 2009 competition, in the “People in the News” category. He spent two months in 2008 in Niger, Zambia and India, travelling on assignment for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and in 2009 his photographs were presented in a major exhibition in Athens.