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Vania T.

Nairobi, Kenya

$400 - $1000 / Day

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Top Services

  • Field Producer

  • Immersive/Spatial Video Capture

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist



  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera

About Vania

Vania Turner is a Greek-born British, freelance video journalist and video producer. Born and raised in Athens, she now covers refugee, migration and human rights issues in Africa. Vania has worked in Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Europe, Uganda and the DRC. Her writing and video reportage has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, VICE News & The New York Times. Vania has produced stories for NBC News, CBS News, ITN, VICE & VICE News, The New York Times & the UNHCR. She is based in Nairobi, Kenya but always on the road.

Top Projects

  • Women fleeing FGM find abuse in Libya

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer

    Over 200 million women and girls across the world have been subjected to female genital mutilation, while three million are estimated to be at risk each year. Aisha (not her real name) was seven years old when she underwent the procedure in her native Ivory Coast. Her eldest daughter was four when it happened to her. Last year Aisha fled with her youngest daughter to save her from being cut.

  • Right to reunion eludes refugee families in Europe

    • Field Producer

    More than 2,000 kilometres away, in a flat in the quiet town of Thalheim, in eastern Germany, her mother, Layali Radwan, chokes back the tears at the sound of her daughter's voice. They have not seen each other in more than eight months, ever since Layali, 36, and Ensaf's 15-year-old brother, Riyad, fled to Europe after their home in Syria was bombed late last year.

  • Greece: Health Risk To Refugee Children In Idomeni

    • Field Producer

    Some 10,000 refugees and migrants remain camped out at an informal site at Greece's northern border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The makeshift home is also home to an estimated 4,000 children, the majority of whom are under the age of five. Doctors warn conditions in the camp are becoming dangerous for children.

  • Greece: Refugee Olympic Torch Dream

    • Field Producer

    Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein has been chosen to carry the Olympic torch for a short distance as it travels to Brazil for the Olympic Games in summer 2016. The 27-year old athlete fled fighting in his native Deir Es Zor three years ago when his neighbourhood was shelled and he lost his right leg below the knee.

  • Greek-Syrian Mayor and Refugees Bring Tourist Village Back to Life

    • Field Producer

    "I couldn't believe it that I would have Greek citizenship, and be mayor of an area hosting refugees from Syria. Both as a doctor and human being, I would do everything to help people regardless of their origin." Nabil-Iosif Morad, the Greek-Syrian Mayor of Andravida-Kylini in western Greece, was born in Homs and grew up in Syria.

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  • Production Company

Production Support

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


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

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