Gabriel Pecot (b.1984) is an Argentinean photojournalist and Multimedia Producer based in Madrid, Spain.
He started his professional career in 2007 as a staff photographer in the Spanish National Newspaper “Publico”. During five years Pecot covered a widerange of national and international news stories for the Spanish publication.
In 2010 he joined the Argentinian National Newspaper “Clarin” as a contributor in Europe and North Africa.
In 2012 he became a full time freelancer. He has worked for international media as GEO Magazine, Berliner Zeitung or Neue Zucher Zeitung, and forNGO´s like the Spanish Commission for Refugees (CEAR) or the EuropeanAnti-Poverty Network (EAPN).
He has contributed several times with The Associated Press and his images has been published in The Washington Post, BBC, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, France TV, El País and China Daily.
During 2012 he has been covering the social and financial crisis in Spain, as well as the general election campaign in Greece. In 2011, Pecot has documented the War in Lybia and the Refugee crisis in Tunisia. Also, in 2010 the Earthquake and Tsunami in Chile.
He even works in long-term stories as the multimedia documentary “Hellas Hell:Refugees` hell in Greece ”, produced in collaboration with the Spanish journalist and multimedia editor Romina Peñate. The story has been broadcasted by TVE and La Sexta, and exhibited in the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid and Storia Festival in Torino.
His projects in Human Migration and Asylum Seekers -“Hellas Hell” series- received an Accessit Award in the 15th Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Prize by the Doctors of the World .
In 2013, Pecot has been nominated for the 20th edition of the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass.
Available for assignments worldwide.