Jahabar Sadiq was the chief executive officer and editor of The Malaysian Insider until March 15, 2016, and has been a journalist in print, news wires, television, radio and internet since 1988.
He was a senior producer with Reuters Television, the international news and information broadcast agency, from 1998 to 2009, interviewing world leaders, captains of industry and others from Afghanistan to East Timor.
He had also had an earlier stint in Reuters as a political and economic news correspondent and was briefly a producer in AP Television.
He started his career in the New Straits Times and spent a year in Business Times before joining Reuters.
Jahabar will be judging Best Photography under CRAFT.