Hector Guerrero is an independent photojournalist and filmmaker based in Mexico City. His work primarily focuses on human rights, the environment, the humanitarian crisis, missing persons, and in recent years, violence in Mexico and the wars between organized crime gangs.
Hector received a grant from the Inter-American Press Association to carry out a documentary project and participate in the advanced photojournalism master’s degree, where he worked under the mentorship of Maria Mann in 2003.
He was nominated for World Press Photo’s Joop Swart Masterclass 2012 and 2014 for the regions of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.
Grant of JPrize called “ Momento Cero” and Prize Report within the photojournalism festival Photofest 2014.
Hector was selected by The New York Times Portfolio Review and participated in “Descubrimientos” ( Discovers week) In Photo España Photography festival with his work “Travel Log” in 2017.
Hector is a graduate of the Eddie Adams Workshop 2017.
Hector was selected among the 60 best portfolios from young international photographers in the Lumix Festival Hanover in June 2018.
Hector collaborates as editor of multimedia content in the Spanish newspaper El Pais for his office in the Americas.
Hector is mentored by Ziyah Gafic.