I am a freelance journalist based in Turkey, Istanbul.
I work regularly with international networks, both in the field as a producer and cameraperson, and on the desk covering breaking news stories. I am native Turkish speaker and am fluent in English and French.
Shop owners wait for customers at a deserted market in Istanbul, Friday, July 22, 2016. The streets of Turkey's major cities were quiet Friday, a day after Turkish lawmakers approved a three-month state of emergency that allows the government to extend detention times and issue decrees without parliamentary approval. (AP Photo/Neyran Elden)
Passengers pull their bags as they leave Sabiha Gokcen Airport, in the background, in Istanbul, Sunday July 17, 2016. Rather than toppling Turkey's strongman president, a failed military coup that left more than 250 dead appears to have bolstered Recep Tayyip Erdogan's immediate grip on power and boosted his popularity. (AP Photo/Neyran Elden)