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Diego Cupolo is a multimedia journalist, photographer, and author of "Seven Syrians: War Accounts From Syrian Refugees" (2013 - 8th House Publishing). His articles have appeared in The Atlantic, Foreign Policy and The New Statesman, among other publications. His photography and video clients include The Financial Times, The New Yorker and The World Health Organization. He is also the co-creator of the weekly newsletter, Turkey Recap. In 2018, his reporting on Turkish politics received honorable mention in The World Justice Project's Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism. Diego is a Mexican-born Italian-American that was partially raised in Venezuela. His first job was delivering The Hartford Courant as a paperboy. He began his journalism career in New York City and was a staff reporter at The Star-Ledger. Since 2010, he has worked as a foreign correspondent and is currently based in Istanbul following a 3.5-year stint in Ankara, Turkey. Diego is a member of the International Federation of Journalists, the US National Writers Union and has Hostile Environments & Emergency First Aid certification.