Narendra Shrestha

Ochberg Fellow

Narendra Shrestha is a photojournalist based in Nepal. His work has been published in The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Time Magazine, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph UK, Independent UK, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Times London, Die Welt and National Geographic, among others. Shrestha joined the European Press Photo Agency in 2003 after working for various national daily and weekly magazines in Nepal, where he documented the Maoist insurgency in Nepal (1996-2005) and the people’s uprising in 2006.

Shrestha has won numerous national and international awards, including the Award of Excellence for Disaster and Disease Coverage at the China International Press Photo Contest. He is a graduate of the International Institute of Journalism in Berlin.