Nikos Pilos is an award-winning photojournalist currently based in Athens and Belgrade, and one of Europe' s noted feature photographers. He has traveled extensively to document war, natural disasters, poverty, socioeconomic struggle and cultural shifts. His work appears regularly in top international newspapers and magazines and has been exhibited throughout Europe and U.S.
Since his first assignment in Lebanon in 1988, he has covered major historical events . For the past four years, he has been mainly covering the Greek and the Cypriot recession, the Istanbul uprising the rise of nationalism in Europe and the current refugee crisis.
At his latest awards included,
World Press photo 2017. Category: short film, second place with the documentary Trapped
2016 Category: Exodus, second place with the story the road of tears.
and Poyi 2016 Category: Multimedia News Story, third place with the story Dying to enter Europe.