Kevin Frayer (born 1973) is a Canadian photojournalist noted for his wartime work in the Middle East including the Gaza Strip and Iraq, and Afghanistan. Starting his career in 1991 as a photographer for the Canadian Press, his first assignments were in Yugoslavia. From 2003-2009 he was based in the Middle East, and has recently moved to New Delhi as the AP's Chief Photographer for South Asia. His work is distributed by the Associated Press (AP) and has accompanied countless news stories around the world.
In 2006, Frayer along with a group of colleagues were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in news photography for their reporting from the war in Lebanon. His photographs of Palestinian protesters caught in a tear gas assault won a prize from the World Press Photo awards in 2009. He is married to the journalist Janis Mackey Frayer, South Asia Bureau Chief for the CTV Television Network.
He was one of several journalists threatened with loaded rifles by Afghan police during elections in Afghanistan.
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- Time magazine
- World Press Photo profile
- World Press Photo Awards, 2009
- James Estrin, Lens, “Behind the Scenes: Latest Threat to Photographers”, New York Times, August 19, 2009.