Chris Mangion is MaltaToday’s photojournalist, joining the newspaper in 2013.

In 1995 his photos of the Um El Faroud tanker explosion at the Malta Drydocks were the first to reach the media, landing him his first job in the press at Independence Press (now Media.Link).

In 1996 he joined The People newspaper and in 1998 was awarded a Licentiate in Press and Public Relations Photography by the Masters Association UK, at 22 years of age the youngest photographer in Europe to achieve such a licentiate, at the time.

Mangion’s work has been published by the EPA, CNN, The Guardian and Demotix. Apart from commercial photography, Mangion also MotoGP and World Superbike races in Silverstone and Donington Park, and in Valencia, Spain. Commercial assignments for private companies too him to Tunisia, the Sahara Desert and Palma de Mallorca.

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