São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Jonne Roriz has been recognized as one of the most innovative independent photographers in the Brazilian Photo industry, with more than 40 national and international awards to his credit. His artistic approach to editorial and commercial photography has been sought after by some of the largest agencies and brands around the world.
Based in Sao Paulo - Brazil, 41 years old, over 20 years of news experience in editorial photography, specializing in hard news, reportage, sports, underwater, nature, lifestyle, aerial photography and video.
Roriz is a Master Scuba Diver certificate with more than 2000 dives cataloged during underwater reportages, underwater remotes sports actions and photo productions. He is a licensed drone pilot in Brazil, with extensive experience with aerial imagery with helicopters and drones around the world.
His work has been published in major news organizations and companies in the world, over the years including Reuters, Associated Press, Agence France Press, Getty Images, National Geografic, The New York Times, Time, Sport Illustrated, FourFourTwo, Google, The Nature Conservancy, Brazilian Olympic Committee, Veja Magazine, O Estado de S.Paulo, O Globo, Isto É magazine, and others. He worked as a staff photographer of O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper for 15 years covering news around the world including presidential trips of 3 brazilians presidents in more than 15 countries and at the official seat of government.
He has covered nearly every major sporting event world-wide including:
Olympic Games - Athens /2004, Beijing/2008, London/2012 and Rio /2016
FIFA World Cups - Germany /2006, África/2010 and Brazil/2014
Pan American Games - Dominic Republic/2003, Rio/2007, Guadalajara/2011 and Toronto/2015
Also, Katrina hurricane in New Orleans 2006 - Haiti and Chile earthquakes /2010 among other natural disasters.
2014 - POYi - Picture of the Year International, 2006 - POYi - Picture of the Year International
- Breaking news
- Video capture