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Tharaka Basnayaka

Award-winning Photojournalist | trainer based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Won 'The Photojournalist of the year' at the top journalism awards ceremony, Journalism Awards for Excellence, Sri Lanka in 2019.

**Breaking News, Extreme Weather and International sports assignments covered for Bloomberg, Nurphoto, Getty Images, Associated Press.

Portfolio - https://tharaka.pictures/portfolio
Published photographs - https://tharaka.pictures/published

**Training and editorial assignments
* USA [Oklahoma] (2012)
* China [Beijing, Lanzhou] (2014)
* United Arab Emirates [Dubai & Abu Dhabi] 2018.

Graduated with Masters Degree ( Executive Master of Science in Mass Communication, Asia e University )
An International Exchange Alumni, in 2012 studied 'New Media Journalism' at University of Oklahoma.
**Won the award for the Best Student(Print) at Sri Lanka College of Journalism.

**2 International Medals for his photography.
(1) Gold Medal at International Salon of Reporter Photography (Life Press Photo) 2015
(2) Silver Medal- 5th International Exhibition of Photography organized under the theme of “Climate Change” 2016

 
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