Armando is a visual journalist (photo/video) and video editor based in Washington, DC whose work has been published by CNN, AJ+ (Al Jazeera), NPR, The Huffington Post, NBC News, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), among other news outlets. In recent years he has covered the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention for Fusion, fully produced The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) USA 2017 video campaign for refugee day, featured by NPR in their "The Photos That Tell Some Of 2017's Biggest International Stories" for his coverage of the Catalan referendum and shot the 2018 Women Rule series for Politico, which highlights women leaders and their contribuition to society.

He's a proud alumni of the Eddie Adams Workshop XXIX, member of the National Press Photographers Association, as well as a former graduate student and fellow at the United Nations University for Peace where he obtained his MA in Media, Peace and Conflict studies. 

Either running around covering breaking news in the nation's capital, Agent Orange survivors in Vietnam or other captivating story, Armando's work focuses on bringing to light untold stories of marginalized communities and those looking to be heard; ranging from issues surrounding race, refugee resettlement, politics, youth empowerment, life after conflict, and more.