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Jonathan Mitchell

Freelance journalist and photojournalist since 1990. I've written for many international and national newspapers like The Sunday Times, Euronews, The Daily Telegraph, The Economist, The Guardian, The Scotsman, The Sunday Herald and The Daily Record, The Globe and Mail, The Miami Herald to mention a few - as a foreign and domestic freelance correspondent in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe. I have also authored a few Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) reports.

Experienced photojournalist for international agencies like Reuters, AP, SIPA Press, Gamma-Liaison, Hollandse Hoogte and AFP and published in many UK, US, Canadian and European newspapers and magazines. 

I have been filming HD stock footage of documentary subjects since 2009 and recently since early 2018, in 4K UHD. I use a Wi-Fi capable Panasonic Lumix G7 camera, which provides 100Mbps 4K footage. I now have quite a lot of experience of filming documentary subject matter and compiling short news reports.

For the past couple of years I have been supplying stories to Newsflare (mostly as edited packages) and have had my clips used in BBC4 documentaries, by ITN Productions and on web sites like MSN, Liveleak and Dailymotion. From the summer of 2018, I have been on the UK Civil Aviation Authority PfCO certification (for commercial flying) course and I am certified for commissions in Romania. I also film editorial documentary video stock clips for Getty Images and Pond5.

I can also work as a fixer if you have an assignment in Romania or Greece (where I have a good network of contacts). I have previously done fixing work for The LA Times, The Miami Herald, NHK (Japanese state broadcaster) and Berlin-based ad agency Bentele Becker.

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News photo assignment for The Sunday Mirror to cover Stanley Johnson's controversial trip to prepare his villa in Greece for rental amid the pandemic.

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'The Big Read' feature on the first squadron of the Royal Flying Corps to land in France in World War I, 14 April, 2014

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Daily Telegraph, 25 October, 2011

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