UNT alumni Mariah Tyler earns spot at Aperture Foundation in New York City

Mariah Tyler ('14) Mariah Tyler ('14) is off to a great start with her career as a photo editor. She is working in the Steven A. Baron Work Scholar Program at the Aperture Foundation in New York City.

For six months, she will work with photographers, editors and designers on the production and editing of Aperture-published photobooks.

She majored in studio art photography and anthropology, a combination that "had me critical of human storytelling and how photographs have a powerful impact in the way people conceive ideas about the world."

Her experience writing for a photography blog led her to her position and future aspirations.

"Photo editors are in a position to edit and sort of control visual literacy and how photography is used in publications."