AP Latin America photo editor Leslie Mazoch reflects on career
In 2001, American photojournalist Leslie Mazoch landed her dream job at the Associated Press (AP), one of the most well-known, international wire services. She moved to Venezuela to begin her career where for the next six years she would photograph financial, political and social issues in the Latin American country.Self-portrait of photojournalist Leslie Mazoch at her desk in Mexico City. (Courtesy photo)Fifteen years later, she now works as a supervising photo editor in Mexico City, AP headquarters for the Latin America and Caribbean region. Throughout her long career, which began at The University of Texas at Austin, Mazoch has traveled across the borders of Latin America to create hundreds of memorable and award-winning images for AP and personal projects.