Guillermo Hernandez Martinez is a photojournalist currently based in Springfield, Mo. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Science in History in 2013.
After graduation, he spent almost a year working at Sports Illustrated in New York City, first as an intern and then a full-time assistant for the Sports Illustrated and Golf Magazine photo departments. In 2014, he returned to Texas to document Texas high school football in a project called "When In Texas", for which he was recognized as a winner in the 2015 PDN Photo Annual.
Guillermo then moved to Springfield, Mo., where he currently works as a staff photographer for the Springfield News-Leader, where he has been awarded several regional APME awards for his photography and writing.
Guillermo is available for freelance work all throughout Missouri and the Midwest.
Awards and Recognitions:
- 2015 PDN Photo Annual Winner in Sports Category.
- 1st place - Sports Photo; 1st place - Feature Photo; APME 2015 Photojournalism & Graphics contest.
- 1st place - Sports Photo; 1st place - Sports Feature Writing; 2nd place - Photo Story; APME 2016 Photojournalism & Graphics contest.
- 4th place in NPPA Region 7 2015 Monthly Clip Contest.
- Participant in The Mountain Workshops 2014.
- Participant in 2014 New York Times Portfolio Review.
- Featured in PDN Emerging Photographer.
- Included in Most Powerful Photos of 2013 by Buzzfeed Video
- Included in NFL Photos of the Year 2013 by The MMQB.
You can contact Guillermo at:
guillermo_hernandez [at] utexas [dot] edu