Alberto Mariani

Alberto Mariani

News Visual Journalist, Phoenix

Alberto Mariani expects to graduate in May 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and global studies. He is a visual journalist for Cronkite News this spring.

Latest from Alberto Mariani

Deployed, then unemployed, military veterans fight to find jobs

PHOENIX – The transition process from military service to civilian life can be a rough one for veterans. Arizona veterans have help.


Federal judge rejects Apache Stronghold request to block Oak Flat mine

WASHINGTON - A federal judge Friday refused to order a halt to the proposed Resolution Copper Mine on Oak Flat, land that opponents say is sacred to the Apache people and will be destroyed by the mine.


Registering for COVID-19 vaccinations frustrates Arizona seniors

PHOENIX – Many older Americans are reporting difficulties getting information about COVID-19 vaccines or making appointments to get shots.


Workers rally in Phoenix, U.S. for $15 minimum wage, end of reliance on tipping

PHOENIX – Leaders in Arizona labor organizations joined a nationwide rally for a $15 minimum federal wage and to get rid of tipping. President Joe Biden added the measure in an economic stimulus plan to relieve the fallout from COVID-19.


Apache make emotional appeal to court to halt proposed copper mine

WASHINGTON - Members of Apache Stronghold told a federal district judge, in sometimes tearful testimony Wednesday, that a proposed copper mine at Oak Flat would destroy a "holy place" for Native Americans and needs to be stopped.


Overcoming vaccine doubts, fears requires outreach and education, experts say

PHOENIX - As rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues, Mayo Clinic and other organizations are working to get skeptics, including some people of color, on board.


Vaccine site opens at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, making it Arizona’s second

PHOENIX – After success at State Farm Stadium, state health officials have expanded to another vaccination site for COVID-19. Now Arizona awaits more doses from the federal government.