Roberto Guerra


Roberto "Bear" Guerra is the photo editor for High Country News, and a photographer whose work explores the impacts of globalization, development, and social and environmental justice issues on communities often underrepresented in the media. His images, photo essays, and multimedia stories have been published by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Emergence Magazine, The Atlantic, Le Monde, BBC, NPR, Orion magazine, High Country News, University of Texas Press, and many others; and have been exhibited widely. He has been a finalist for a National Magazine Award in Photojournalism, a Blue Earth Alliance project photographer, and was a Ted Scripps Fellow in environmental journalism at the University of Colorado. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Guerra has worked throughout Latin America and the American Southwest, and now lives in Tucson, Arizona, with his wife, journalist Ruxandra Guidi, and their daughter. Guerra and Guidi often collaborate (under the name Fonografia Collective) to create in-depth, multi-platform storytelling projects.