Jan Rybář is a journalist, photographer, and a communications trainer/consultant. Currently he is director of the creative agency Amaze.cz, which provides photography courses and a variety of tailored training activities and consultations in many “creative” areas – photography, creative writing, travel writing, journalism, and media communication.
As a foreign reporter for Mlada fronta DNES, the most popular Czech quality newspaper, Jan covered numerous major events in many corners of the world, including wars in the Caucasus, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He won the Czech Press Photo competition, the most prestigious Czech photo contest, for his photo from Beslan, Russia.
One of Jan’s books, Historky z konce světa (Stories from the end of the world), was voted among the 30 best travel books ever written in the Czech language. Jan has also recently launched a photography website PhotoBohemian.com.
He studied in Prague and Glasgow and holds a PhD in international relations.