Kevin Frayer

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Kevin Frayer (born 1973) is a Canadian photojournalist noted for his wartime work in the Middle East including the Gaza Strip, Lebanon,[1] and Afghanistan. He started his career in 1991 for the Canadian Press; his first assignments were in Yugoslavia. From 2003-2009 he was based in the Middle East, and was based in New Delhi as the AP's Chief Photographer for South Asia from 2009-2013.[2] He is based in China and his work is distributed by Getty Images.

In 2006, Frayer along with a group of colleagues were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for their reporting from the war in Lebanon[citation needed] and again in 2009 for their work from Afghanistan[citation needed]. His photographs of Palestinian protesters caught in a tear gas assault won a prize from the World Press Photo awards in 2009.[3] He is married to the journalist Janis Mackey Frayer, Asia Bureau Chief for the CTV Television Network.

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