Saiyna Bashir

Saiyna Bashir is a Pakistani photojournalist currently based in Islamabad.  She works on international assignments for the New York Times, Thomson Reuters, The Telegraph, the Huffington Post, the Associated Press, NPR, Al-Jazeera English and others.  She also serves as a consultant to Unicef.  She has extensive training and workshop experience and is available for news, feature and portrait assignments in Pakistan and South Asia.  Contact Saiyna at: 

saiynabashirphoto@gmail.com

+92 300 2357163

Instagram/saiynabashirphoto

Columbia College Chicago Masters of Arts Journalism (2015)                                                                                     

BNU Lahore Pakistan Bachelor of Arts Journalism (2013)

Language Fluency English and Urdu

Workshops and Conferences

  • TEDx Speaker Pakistan 2018

  • Women Photograph Mentorship 2018-2019 (For Mid-Career Photojournalists)

  • Advanced Security Training (English) United Nations Department of Safety and Security 2018

  • Basic Security Training (English) United Nations Department of Safety and Security 2018

  • Safety Surgeries Workshop by Rory Peck Trust 2018

  • The Eddie Adams Workshop 2016

  • The New York Times Student Journalism Institute 2015

  • Visual Storytelling with VII Photo Agency 2015

  • Midwest Photo Summit 2015

  • Online News Association Conference 2014

Memberships 

National Press Photographers Association (USA)

Women Photograph (USA)

Freelance Contract 

  • Thomson Reuters 

  • The New York Times

  • Unicef (Consultant Photographer)

  • The Telegraph

  • Al Jazeera Engli