Maja Hitij, born 1984 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Graduated journalist, University of Ljubljana.
Freelance photographer in Israel/Palestine 2008 – 2010.
in Berlin 2010 – present.
Associated press (AP) intern in Berlin, Germany, from March 2009 – Oct 2009.
Associated press (AP) intern Jerusalem, Israel, April 2010 – July
DAPD intern, Berlin September 2010 – October 2010
Was among ten commented young photographers in 2008 for Ian Parry Scolarship
Won award for the best reportage in 2009 the culture magazine Emzin the best Slovenian Photography awards and also won Slovenian Press Photo award in 2009 for Best Photo story and Best Photo single in News category.
3th Prize in the category of “Urban life” at Local testimony awards 2010.
Was among 100 young photographers in 2009 to attend Eddie Adams Workshop in New York.
Had work published in International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, The Guardian, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, Haaretz, Jerusalem Post, Independent and other international newspapers and magazines as well in most German newspapers.