Juan Medina is a Reuters photographer based in Madrid. In recent years he has worked with a focus on African migration in the Canary Islands, as well as in the countries of origin or transit such as Morocco Mali, Senegal and Mauritania. He participated and exhibited at the Forum "Enciende Africa", the Biennial of Photography of Tenerife, the International Meetings of Photojournalism in Gijón, Vitoria, Valladolid, Consulado del Mar in Burgos, and Visa pour l'image de Perpignan, as well as the International exhibition Centre Photo of Milan, Exhibition centre of Bamako in Mali, in the "Fait et Cause" gallery in Paris, Host Gallery in London, Shombourg Center in New York, Biagiotti Gallery in Florence, Space Multiarte SIGEN for the Festival of Light in Buenos Aires , among others. He has been recognized as the 3rd Prize FotoPres 2003, 3rd Prize World Press Photo in news 2005, 1st Prize FotoPres 2005, International Photojournalism Award Ciudad de Gijón 2005, Care International Award 2005 1st Prize "Photo of the Year" Lead Awards 2007 . 2nd 3rd Prize in news about art and culture in the China International Press Photo Contest 2010 and 3rd Prize in portrait mode Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar 2014.