About Martha Rial
Martha Rial is a Pittsburgh-based photographer who specializes in documentary, editorial, travel and portrait photography. Rial fell in love with photography as a teenager while studying Look and Life magazines. Photography allows her to combine her love of people with a passion for storytelling.
Martha previously worked as a staff photographer for The St. Petersburg Times, and her hometown newspaper, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She has won the Scripps Howard Foundation Award for Photojournalism, a National Headliner Award, and has been named Pennsylvania News Photographer of the Year. Martha's photographs documenting the lives of Burundian and Rwandan refugees won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography.
Rial frequently lectures and exhibits her work nationally and internationally. She has taught at Western Kentucky University's Mountain Workshops and the Sundance Photographic Workshops.
Rial is available for domestic and international assignments. She can be reached at email@example.com and/or 412-995-0059.
All images © Martha Rial and/or St. Petersburg Times or Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. No images may be reproduced, downloaded or copied with out written permission from Martha Rial or stated publication.