Adrees Latif

Country: United States 🇺🇸

Adrees Latif is a Pakistani-American photojournalist with a career spanning over three decades of covering sports, entertainment, civil conflict, natural disasters and documentary projects. Adrees started his professional career in 1990, as a high school junior, freelancing for the weekly newspaper Suburbia Reporter and the Houston Chronicle's 'This Week' section. A graduate of the University of Houston, Adrees joined Reuters at the age of 22 after interning with UPI, the Miami Herald, the Baltimore Sun and working as an intern and staff photographer at the Houston Post. In his 25 years with Reuters, Adrees has been based in Houston, Los Angeles, Bangkok, Islamabad and New York. An image Adrees took, of a street demonstration in Myanmar, was recognized with the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography. In 2019, Adrees was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography with a team of colleagues for their coverage of Central American migrants and their journey to the southern border of the United States. His other professional achievements include POYi.org's Photographer of the Year and International Center for Photography's Infinity Award. Adrees is currently based in his hometown of Houston as Enterprise Editor, Reuters Pictures, from where he focuses on coverage of global stories and editing packages.