About

 

 

A freelance multimedia journalist based in Beirut, John Owens works with video, photography and words.

John’s work is focused particularly on human rights and displacement, and he has extensively covered the refugee crisis both in both Lebanon and Europe.

However, his work has also taken in everything from opera through to ice cream, via rusting locomotives. 

A regular contributor to VOA News, John has also been published in Vice, Deutsche Welle, Volkskrant, Middle East Eye and Refugees Deeply among others.

You can follow him on Twitter or Instagram.