Photojournalist; Co-Founder, VII
Ron Haviv is an Emmy-nominated, award-winning photojournalist and co-founder of the photo agency VII, which is dedicated to documenting conflict and raising awareness about human rights issues around the globe.
Haviv has covered more than 25 conflicts and worked in over 100 countries. His photographs of the Balkan Wars was used as evidnece in war crimes trials in The Hague. Haviv's photographs have also been featured in the Louvre, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the United Nations and are in the permanent collections of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and George Eastman House.
In addition, Haviv's photographs have appeared in Business Week, Fortune, Le Monde, Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Paris Match, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Time, and US News & World Report, and many other publications; and on Frontline, ABC News Tonight, and NBC Nightly News. Haviv has also directed short films for ESPN, Doctors without Border, People, Asia Society, and others and he is the central character in six documentary films, including National Geographic Explorer's Freelance in a world of Risk.
Haviv’s photography has been collected and published in the books Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal, Afghanistan: On the Road to Kabul, and Haiti: 12 January 2010.
Last Updated: September 11, 2017