Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Fehim Demir was born in 1959 in the Sarajevo suburb of Kijevo. He worked for the local newspaper Oslobodjenje from 1980 until he joined epa in 1991.
He has covered the four-year war in Bosnia as well as the conflicts in Kosovo, Macedonia and later Iraq. Following his war coverages Fehim covered NATO summits as well as sports events including World Figure Skating Championships, World Judo Championship, World Biathlon Championships, World and European Handball, Volleyball Championships, European Football Championship and two Winter Olympics.