Photographer JAVIER GALEANO
21443 SW 87th CT, Cutler Bay FL 33189
Phone: +1 786 452 6059
Javier Galeano is a documentary photographer based in Miami Florida. He has worked with international nonprofit organizations and news agencies around the world for the last 20 years.
January 2014 - Present
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases
Developed several projects with The Union and Vital Strategies organizations documenting and recording their missions around the world. For the last four years he has been involved on projects that include: Tuberculosis, Noncommunicable Diseases, Pollution, Control Tobacco, and Child Tuberculosis.
2018 NCO Alliance, Non-communicable Diseases, Forum in SHARJAH, UAE
2018 VITAL STRATEGIES the 17th WORLD CONFERENCE ON TOBACCO OR HEALTH in CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA.
2018 VITAL STRATEGIES the Project:SILENT EPIDEMIC·A CALL TO ACTION AGAINST CHILD TUBERCULOSIS in INDIA.
2017 The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease the ''Detect Child TB” Project in UGANDA. Africa.
2016 The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and Vital Strategies, 'Breathless" project on the effects of air pollution in the most polluted countries in the World, India, and China.
2016 The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease the Tuberculosis treatment and the STREAM Clinical Trial in GEORGIA, MOLDOVA and MONGOLIA.
2015 The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease the Project “CURED" in Chennai New Delhi, and Mumbai (India)
2014 The International Union Against Tuberculosis andLung Disease the Project ''CURED''.· A Celebration of life after MOR-and XOR-TB.
DEC 2005 - MAY 2013
The Associated Press, Havana Cuba.
Covered all type stories around the island, including cultural, sports, hurricanes, government activities, Fidel Castro's illness, daily life, Presidential visits, to dissident groups and Pope Benedict XVl's visit to Cuba. I served a month in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and covered the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, 2011.
DEC 2002 - DEC 2005
The Associated Press, Bogota Colombia.
Covered the Caguan Peace Talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC), as well as Colombia's Presidential election.I also covered the Referendum protest in Venezuela against then President Hugo Chavez. Developed stories like: The Refugees violence victims in Colombia.
NOV 1999 - NOV 2002
The Associated Press, Managua, Nicaragua.
Covered Gang Groups, Natural Disasters, Presidential Elections, Dengue Epidemic, coffee farmer exodus, student protest, sport religion and culture. As well I helped in other countries in the region, like Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico and Venezuela.
JAN 1999 - OCT 1999
The Associated Press, Bogota Colombia.
Covered social and political conflict, guerrillas and paramilitary groups, sports and the aftermath of the 1999 earthquake in Armenia, Colombia.
JAN 1995 - JAN 1999
El Tiempo Newspaper, Bogota Colombia. Staff photojournalist for the largest newspaper in the country covering social and political conflicts, drug war cartels, guerrillas,paramilitary groups and sports.
Bachelor in Social Communication-Journalism.Universidad Externado de Bogota, Colombia
Miami Tech School, Adobe Photoshop Certification
FAA Commercial Drone Pilot Certified
Canon DSLRs + Digital Cameras, Mavic Pro Drone Photography, All current versions of Adobe Photoshop, proficiency use of Final Cut Pro X. Photo Mechanic, lnDesign, PC and Macintosh Operating Systems, Vast Experience in Photojournalism, English and Spanish fluency. Documentary Photography, Fashion Events, Lifestyle, Breaking News, Sport and Portraits.
Member of National Press Photographer Association (NPPA), FAA Certified Commercial Drone Pilot.
https://www.theunion.org/news-centre/features/silent-epidemic-slideshow https://www.theunion.org/news-centre/features/cured https://elpais.com/elpais/2014/10/29/album/1414598347_923868.html