Kena Betancur is a Colombian Born Visual Journalist based in New York Area since 2011, where she covers international news for agencies such as Getty Images,Efe, AFP, Reuters she is also co founder of a micro agency VIEWpress images.
Kena, began as a Photographer at the age of 13 working in her parents Studio in her home town of Tamesis. She began her professional carrer in Argentina after attended the photojournalist school AGRA. During her career she has been worked on Breaking News, Politics, sports , Entertainment assignments. She has been based in Argentina, Colombia, Haiti, Dominican Republic and United States and her work has appeared worldwide, including: The New York Times,TIME, Paris Match and Newsweek, The Guardian, LA Times, and many others.
She has been honored by Award of Excellence – Sport at China Press Photo