Malcolm Linton is a photo and video journalist based in New York. His work has appeared in many of the world's leading magazines and newspapers including Time, Newsweek, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Paris Match and Der Stern.

Linton's recent coverage has focused mostly on Africa, where he lived from 1995 to 2000. His stories included the struggle of the Nuba people in Sudan (Time), modern-day slavery in Mauritania (New York Times Magazine) and amputee war victims in Sierra Leone (Time).

Linton was based in Russia from 1991 to 1994 to cover the break-up of the former Soviet Union. His subjects ranged from political turmoil in Moscow to ethnic conflict in the Caucasus and gangsters in Vladivostok. In 1994 he was a winner in Canon Photo Essay awards for his story “Georgia At War” and he won that year's top Pictures of the Year portrait prize.

Magazine assignments have also taken him to the former Yugoslavia, the Far East and the Middle East. Before becoming a photojournalist in 1989 he spent several years as a print and radio reporter in Latin America for National Public Radio and the Daily Telegraph (UK) newspaper.

Linton started working in video early 2003 and is currently editing a documentary on AIDS which he shot in Asia this summer.

He is a British citizen and holds a BA in Literature from Sussex University in England.