Johannesburg, South Africa
Kim Ludbrook is a senior visual correspondent for epa based in Johannesburg, South Africa, covering major news, features and sports events, both in Africa and internationally for epa.
Kim has travelled to 51 countries in his endeavors to photograph the human condition and to tell the stories of those who cannot speak for themselves and to be a mirror to the world around him so as to inform those who cannot travel to the assignments he does.
On the news front, he has done the editorial organization and has covered himself the funeral of Nelson Mandela, the civil wars in Libya and Liberia as well as the fall of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the inauguration of Barak Obama, the Madagascar coup d’etat, the Kenyan post political violence of 2008, the aftermath of the 2005 Asian Tsunami, as well as major news events, both planned and spot news, in South Africa and the rest of Africa.
On the sports front, he covered several FIFA World Cups, Tour de France races, UEFA European Championships, the 2011 Rugby World Cup, the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics, 2003 Cricket World Cup in South Africa, World Cup Swimming, MotoGP, President’s Cup golf, international rugby matches, All Africa Games etc.
The former Canon Ambassador has held various solo photo exhibitions and has won numerous awards, telling the stories of ordinary people through his lens.