Emilio Morenatti, a native of Spain who studied graphic design, is currently based in Barcelona and has worked exclusively for the AP since March 2004.
Morenatti has years of experience in war zones, working for the AP in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories. In 2006, he was kidnapped in Gaza City and freed unharmed after 15 hours.
The following year, he suffered a broken leg from a fragment of a stun grenade while covering a West Bank protest. In August 2009, Morenatti was injured while on assignment in Afghanistan.
Morenatti is a multiple award-winning photographer, garnering more recognition for his work in the last 3 years than almost any other AP photographer, including the NPPA for Best of Photojournalism story in 2012. (AP)
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