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Ayperi Karabuda Ecer

Vice President Pictures, Reuters

Ayperi Karabuda Ecer (Turkey/Sweden) has wide experience of working with editorial production, markets and talents, including as Vice President of Pictures at Reuters, Editor in Chief at Magnum Photos Paris and Bureau Chief for Sipa Press in New York. She was currently seconded for one year from Reuters as Editor in Chief of Sweden-based, large non-profit project ADAY.org.

Ayperi chaired the World Press Photo Jury 2010 and nominated the ICP Infinity Award 2011. She was a teacher at the Joop Swart Masterclass and has shared her expertise with generations of photographers. At Reuters she curated multiple exhibitions and launched series of photo books.

She also introduced an innovative vision of news photography by initiating three Emmy nominated multimedia essays and the multi awarded app The Wider Image.

Ayperi Karabuda Ecer