Mehmet Demirci

 (T.C. Presidental Photo Branch Director)


He was born in Adana in 1978. He was graduated from Deparment of Journalism, the Agean University in 2000. He produced news file and photo interviews for several media instutions from 2001 to 2006. Covering many important incidents in the Middle East, Demirci documented many historical events including wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, İsrael- Palestine dispute, civil war in Sudan, and earthquake in Pakistan. In 2006 he decided to continue his career in the United States and settled in New York. When he was in the United States, he covered the elections, which carried Barrack Obama to Presidency. He was one of the rare journalists who managed to enter Guantanamo prison. In 2010, he was one of the 12 foreign journalists who were selected to a 10-month journalism programme on US education system by the New York Press Association, and   produced four different articles and one radio report on the issue. Demirci worked for German Die Tageszeitung newspaper as a part of a İnternational Journalist Exchange Programme in 2011. From 2011 to the end of Abdullah Gül’s term in office, he worked as Presidency Photo Film Director. Demirci has a book titled ‘ A PROTOCOL, 990 Days with the President’

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