Justin Merriman is a staff photographer at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, in Pittsburgh, PA. He has worked as a photojournalist since 1999. Justin has covered the events of September 11th and the crash of United Flight 93, the Sago mine disaster, polio in India, life in Cuba, Pakistan's 2008 parliamentary elections, the war in Afghanistan, extremism in Pakistan and stories across the country. His photography has been recognized and honored with hundreds of local, state, and national awards. In 2005, 2006 & 2007, he was named Photographer of the Year by the News Photographers Association of Greater Pittsburgh. Justin's work has appeared in the New York Times, Popular Science, American Profile magazine, The Knot, Time magazine’s “Pictures of the Week”, USA Today, The Washington Post, MSNBC’s “Week in Pictures,” Sports illustrated' SI.com, CBSSportsline.com, Muse Magazine, Americanphotojournalist.com, Golfweek Magazine, and newspapers across the country.