Joshua Lott is a photojournalist based in Chicago, Illinois. He is a regular contributor to The New York Times, Reuters, Getty Images, Agence France Presse and The Washington Post. His work has appeared in Time, Newsweek and Politico. He has a passion for documenting politics dating back a decade, when he started covering news assignments in his hometown of Chicago. Leading up to the 2008 presidential election, he spent nine months in Iowa and later covered the campaigns in South Carolina, Florida and Wisconsin. Between 2009 and 2013, he was based in Phoenix, Arizona, out of which he covered Arizona's immigration crack-down, the Mexican border, wildfires and the Tucson shooting. As the nation has turned its attention to Detroit in the wake of its bankruptcy, Lott has covered news assignments out of the city for over a year. He is available for assignments around the country.