Alejandro Tamayo was born and raised in San Diego California. Formally a teacher at the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts. Taught Multimedia Production for several years and has worked with video since the 1990's. Has been a Technical Director for The San Diego Union Tribune and later a photojournalist. When working with San Diego Union Tribune's photo department Alejandro Tamayo ensure the timely completion of high-impact video stories. He created news style video segments/packages also traditional documentary style photojournalism, telling stories visually, using digital photography, video, photo and video editing and photoshop. As a photojournalist he has cover a wide range of stories. His memorable coverage has been the Migrant Caravan arriving in Tijuana, the Orlando Nightclub Shooting and border issues. Many times he has to shoot photo and video on daily assignments and meet tight deadlines. Currently working for Spectrum News and the Los Angels Times Today as a documentarian. He has been creating video stories about the interesting people of Los Angeles. Fluent in Spanish.
Alejandro Tamayo has received 3 Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards. The San Diego SPJ Awards 2017& 2018 Winner Best video and News Video. The San Diego Press Club 2017 & 2018 First place in video. He enjoys sharing his knowledge to anyone who wants to learn.