Mikko Takkunen

Mikko Takkunen is a photo editor on The New York Times’s International desk based in New York City. Before returning to the US in the fall of 2021, he spent the previous five years as the New York Times’ Asia photo editor in Hong Kong. Before joining the Times in 2015, Mikko was the International Photo Editor at Time.com. Originally from Finland, he lived in the UK for over 10 years where he completed two university degrees and later worked as a freelance photographer in London.