Primary clients: The New York Times, Le Monde, VICE, The Intercept, Vanity Fair France, Glamour Spain, View Stern
USA & Canada
Years of experience: 6 to 10
New York native José A. Alvarado Jr. (b.1989) is a Puerto Rican American documentary photographer currently based in New York City. His personal work consists of documenting sub-cultures, politics, and the relationship between Puerto Rico and the US. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Le Monde Magazine, TIME, VICE, The Intercept, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Broadly, and is a contributor to The New York Times and Reuters pictures. His current long-form photo project documents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as she navigates the road of her historic run for office. Spanning from her humble beginnings as a waitress, and Primary election victory, to becoming the nation's youngest woman ever elected into Congress, from her native district of NY-14. A district home to a population of over 75%, people of color and that had never elected a person of color to Congress before.
He is available for reportage, portrait, or general news assignments domestically or internationally.