Maya Alleruzzo

United States

Maya Alleruzzo is an American photojournalist with the Associated Press based in the Middle East.

She has worked extensively in Iraq, beginning in 2003 during the United States invasion of the country until American troops formally left in 2011. Since the Islamic State’s ascent in 2014, she has documented the group’s destructive legacy in Iraq and Syria.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2021 Photo Contest award-winning photographer

Maya Alleruzzo on Social Media:
Instagram: @mayaalleruzzo
Twitter: @mayaalleruzzo

Maya Alleruzzo

Image credit: Maya Alleruzzo/The Associated Press