Yan Boechat

Yan Boechat has been a journalist for almost 20 years. He worked most of his career as text reporter for major Brazilian newspapers and magazines, covering a wide range of topics, such as economics, foreign policy, politics and human rights.

Boechat also has extensive experience working in different parts of the world. He has covered issues in Afghanistan, Ukraine, Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Angola, D.R. Congo, South Korea, South Africa, Venezuela, Colombia and different countries in Europe.

Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1974, Boechat has lived in Toronto (Canada), Berlin (Germany) and at the moment is based in Erbil (Iraq), covering the Battle for Mosul and the war against the Islamic State.

In the last 10 years Boechat has also worked as a photojournalist, sometimes shooting the stories he would write, sometimes as a photographer of other reporters.

He's now a freelancer photojournalist and can be hired for short and long assignments.  Contacts can be made by email, Facebook or WhatsApp - the number is from Brazil, but remains accessible anywhere in the world.

WhatsApp: +55 11 9.8291.7348