A freelance multimedia producer based in Buenos Aires, John Owens works with video, photography and words. 

John has worked with a range of major media outlets and iNGOs to produce both short form and long form visual content, including documentaries. With a strong background in current affairs and investigations, John often focuses on issues of human rights. Hostile environment trained, he has worked in a range of complex and challenging environments including Iraq, Ukraine, Somalia and the Rohingya camps of Bangladesh. However, he has also covered in everything from opera through to ice cream, via rusting locomotives. 

John’s clients have included the BBC, Al Jazeera, Vice, VOA News, Save the Children, Human Rights Watch and the International Rescue Committee among others. He is particularly interested in collaborative and participatory methods of content creation. 

You can email him at johnsmowens@gmail.com