Gabriel Pecot (Buenos Aires, 1984) is a freelance visual journalist based in Madrid, Spain. He started his professional career in 2007 as a staff photographer in the Spanish national Newspaper “Publico”. In 2010 he joined the Argentinian “Clarin” as a contributor in Europe and North Africa.
In 2012 he became a full time freelancer. He has worked for international media as GEO Magazine, Berliner Zeitung, Neue Zucher Zeitung, Die Zeit ,El País, and for NGO´s like the Spanish Commission for Refugees (CEAR), the EuropeanAnti-Poverty Network (EAPN) or Oxfam Intermon. He has contributed several times with the Associated Press and his images has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, BBC, The Guardian, Le Monde and Der Spiegel.
He even works in long-term stories as the multimedia documentary “Hellas Hell:Refugees` hell in Greece ”, "Youth without a future in Spain", "No job land", "Those who remain", "Carmen & Jimena" or "Generación NININI", broadcasted by Univision, TVE, La Sexta, ORF and exhibited in festivals in Spain, Germany, Italy, Greece, Mexico and Brazil among others.
His projects in Human Migration and Asylum Seekers -“Hellas Hell” series- received in 2011 an Accessit Award in the 15th Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Prize by the Doctors of the World, and was leading the team that received in 2014 the "Desalambre Video Journalism Award" for "No job land".
In 2013 and 2014 Pecot has been nominated for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass.
2014 - Desalambre Video Journalism Award, 2013 - Accessit 15th Valtueña International Photo Award
- Breaking news
- Military embed
- Video capture
- Video editing