Faisal Magray is a photojournalist and filmmaker based in India. He graduated from University of Kashmir with MA  in Mass communication ...
Faisal Magray is a photojournalist and filmmaker based in India. He graduated from University of Kashmir with MA  in Mass communication and Journalism  after which he specialized in Film and Photographic Studies program at the Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) at Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.   The emergence of turmoil in Kashmir and ongoing violence made him to turn to photojournalism because he believe that  visual journalism  is a powerful story-telling medium. He started up his carrier with Kashmir’s  regional newspaper called Kashmir Reader and worked there for two years. In 2015, he joined Cover Asia Press, a UK based press agency where he covered women issues, conflict, health, and life style.

With over five years of professional experience he has produced news features, short films, portraits and special assignments for print and online media. His work has been published by international publications around the world including The Independent, UK Telegraph, Guardian, Gulf News, Getty Images, Reuters, Friday Magazine, Grazia, Marie Claire, Fabulous, Conveyor, The Ethicalist and top Tabloids like Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, The Sun, UK Metro and Daily Star. He was awarded with  Konrad Adenauer Stiftung fellowship in 2018. He has also received award from British High Commission Of India in 2011. In free time, he  teaches photography to underprivileged children.

Contact : faisalrafiqmagray@gmail.com