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Dani T.

Quito, Ecuador

16 reviews

$400 - $800 / Day

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About Dani

Born in Ecuador and living in Colombia, Daniel is a multimedia journalist specialized in news gathering for press agencies and international media, with extensive experience working in hostile environments. For over a decade he has freelanced for: Reuters TV, Reuters Photo, AFP and Ruptly. He has also worked as a VJ and photographer for Playboy Magazine, AJPlus, Al Jazeera Arabic, NTN24, CNN Spanish, Getty Images, Christophorus Magazine (Porsche), Associated Press and others. Daniel is also an active member of the Frontline Freelance Register (FFR). Some of his top stories include "The 2016 earthquake that shook the coast of Ecuador", "The eruption of the Tungurahua volcano" that began in 2000, and "The attempted coup that unruly police officers caused in Ecuador in 2010". He is able to react quickly and has the necessary technical equipment, including satellite devices, drones, teleprompters and safety gear. Daniel is ready to cover breaking news and reports across the continent.

Top Reviews

  • October 2018

    Great team work of trustworthy professionals. Delivered everything as requested and also managed to make good decisions on the go.

    - Baubak from Al Jazeera Arabic (US)

  • October 2022

    Dani is a superb filmmaker. Communication is easy and it's a real pleasure working with him.

    - Griesham from BBC Reel

  • June 2022

    Really great. Very easy to work with and did a wonderful job!

    - Roya from TRT World News

Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    14 reviews
  • Documentary DP

    3 reviews
  • Video Editor - News

    2 reviews

Top Projects

  • Reuters

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Anti-government protesters scuffle with riot police in the Ecuadorian capital, Quito, following a protest by hundreds of workers and students angry over new labor laws and rising prices.

  • Reuters -

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Majestic guayacan trees attract tourists and locals with annual display of brilliant yellow blossoms in Ecuador

  • Reuters - Tungurahua volcano erupts in Ecuador

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Tungurahua Volcano eruption. A series of explosions send ash and fire into the sky above Banos, Ecuador.

  • Tradition Of Panama Hat Weaving Might Disappear In Ecuador

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Authentic panama hats are handmade in Ecuador. Hat weaving has been the mainstay of one small village's economy for 150 years, but now, it's not enough to sustain the weavers.

    Produced for Business Insider on Storyhunter

    December 2020

  • These guinea pigs are so cute you might want to eat them.

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer

    Roasted guinea pig (cuy asado) is a delicacy in the Ecuadorian Andes, which is disturbing for other cultures. Nonetheless, these are loved creatures carefully bred for different purposes. And a small town is now making them a tribute by organizing few contest: "the best dressed cuy", the "Pokepig" and others. In this festival, guinea pigs are the main dish.

    Produced for AJPlus on Storyhunter

    September 2016



  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Shoulder rig
  • Sliders
  • Dolly
  • Live streaming equipment
  • Satellite phone

All Services


  • Fixer
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

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