Alexandra Radu


Alexandra Radu is a Romanian independent journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the last eight years since she has been working as a freelance photojournalist and writer in Southeast Asia, Radu has been documenting social, cultural, and environmental daily news stories in Malaysia and Indonesia and occasionally in other countries in the region. Her images and articles were published in Al Jazeera, The New York Times, Religion News Service, South China Morning Post, among others.

Her images published by Religion News Service have won awards at the Religion News Association Awards for Religion Reporting Excellence in 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Her coverage of the Hong Kong democracy protests has won third place in the photojournalism category of the "Superscrieri" Romanian Journalism Awards in 2020.