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Alberto Mariani is a freelance photojournalist based in Phoenix, Arizona. Alberto’s work has focused on topics ranging from politics, civil unrest, public health, and identity.

He was a visual Pulliam Fellow at The Arizona Republic and a staff photographer for Cronkite News/Arizona PBS, where he focused on health disparities across the Southwest region of the United States.

Since then, Alberto has been on assignment for The Associated Press, Vox Media, and the New York Post, among others. His work has been featured in national and international newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Mother Jones, AlJazeera, and Le Point.

In 2022, he was selected to participate in the Eddie Adams Workshop XXXV in New York.

Alberto is available for assignments.


  • Hearst - National Championship: Third Place 2022

  • Hearst - Best Portfolio 2022

  • Hearst - News & Features: First place 2021-22

  • CPOY - Spot News: Gold 2021

  • CPOY - Spot News: Award of Excellence 2021

  • CPOY - Feature: Gold 2021

  • NPPA Student Quarterly - Spot News: First place, 1st Quarter

  • NPPA Student Quarterly - Spot News: First place, 2nd Quarter

  • Eppy - Best photojournalism on a college/university website 2021