New York, NY, USA
Desiree Rios (b. 1991) is a Mexican-American photojournalist from Fort Worth, Texas. She received a Bachelor of Science in Photojournalism at St. John’s University and a Master of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her work focuses on areas of social injustice, immigration and women’s issues. Apart from freelancing, she is an Adjunct Professor teaching Photojournalism at St. John’s University and an educator at the Bronx Documentary Center. Rios is currently based in the Bronx, New York and available for assignments.
2020 - Nominee, The Emmys, 2020 - 1st Place, POYI 77, 2020 - 2nd Place, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, 2019 - 20 Rising Female Photojournalists, 2018 - San Francisco Press Club Journalism Award
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