Alfredo De Lara
TEL +1 (305) 632 9426
Alfredo De Lara is an award-winning photojournalist and cinematographer with 25 years of visual storytelling experience. His work has been recognized six times by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and been honored with two of broadcast journalisms top prizes - the George Foster Peabody and the Alfred I. DuPont Awards.
De Lara's portfolio includes extensive war zone/conflict reportage, investigative documentary film production, and current affairs news assignments in over 70 countries worldwide. As a multi-skilled Cameraman, NLE tape editor & field producer - his resourcefulness, self-sufficiency and problem solving skills have been proven under the most difficult circumstances & beyond cultural divides.
•15 years experience consulting broadcasters on emergency contingencies for high-risk news assignments and natural disaster coverage worldwide.
•Designed, built & managed a start-up news operation that delivered 35 hours of weekly news content to more than 20 million Mexican households.
•Spearheaded early development and forward deployment of experimental live-streaming technology via Inmarsat for war zones in 1999.
•Was the only western camera crew in Taliban controlled Kabul on 9/11.
•Built and trained local staff at 8 working news bureaus: Afghanistan, Cuba, Haiti, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United States and on the Iraq/Jordan Border.
•Helped gain unprecedented filming access for “CUBA”, a landmark BBC EARTH / IMAX documentary film about the island premiering in 2018.
• 2011 DUPONT AWARD - PORT-AU-PRINCE EARTHQUAKE / HAITI
• 2005 PEABODY AWARD - HURRICANE KATRINA / USA
• 2005 NYF GOLD MEDAL INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DOCUMENTARY / IRAQ
• 2004 NATIONAL HEADLINER AWARD / BEST NEWS COVERAGE / IRAQ
• 2003 OPC KAPLAN AWARD INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY / IRAQ
• 2002 EMMY HONORS - SPECIAL RECOGNITION / AFGHANISTAN
• 1994 EMMY AWARD FEATURE NEWS SERIES / COLOMBIA
• 1993 EMMY AWARD INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY / RUSSIA
• 1993 EMMY HONORS FEATURE NEWS SERIES / NICARAGUA
• 1992 EMMY HONORS FEATURE NEWS SERIES / UNITED STATES
• 1991 EMMY AWARD FEATURE NEWS SERIES / CANADA