Şükrü AKIN

Vice President

Şükrü Akın was born on July 28, 1960 in Gençali Village of Yeşilova district of Burdur, and completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Ortaklar Town of Aydın.

Şükrü Akın, who retired from Anadolu Agency in 2001, worked as a photojournalist for the newspapers Yeni asır, Sabah and Star, after working as a photojournalist for 18 years at the İzmir Regional Directorate of Anadolu Agency, where he stepped in as an intern in 1983.

Şükrü Akın, who has been doing tourism and safari photography from 2007 to 2018, served as a board member of the Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS) for three terms and of the Photojournalists Association of Turkey (TFMD) for two terms.

Şükrü Akın, who is married and has two children, lives in Selçuk, Şirin district of İzmir, and has been serving as the supervisory board of the İzmir Branch of Turkish Sports Writers for the last three terms.