Cheryl Guerrero took on a fellowship position as a photographer for the Los Angeles Times in July 2013. She was previously a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times Community News. She interned at the Oakland Tribune, Star Tribune, Plain Dealer, Palm Beach Post, Miami Herald and Chicago Tribune. She was also selected for Poynter Institute’s Summer Fellowship Program. A San Jose native, she graduated with a photojournalism degree at San Francisco State University in 2007.