Liam Kennedy

The Center: Advanced Mentorship Program Participant (2023 - 2025)

Liam Kennedy is a photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Nashville, TN. He began his career as a photographer when he joined the United States Navy in 2012 and discovered his passion for photojournalism after documenting the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and Hurricanes Maria (Puerto Rico) and Irma (Virgin Islands).

Kennedy pursued a career in photojournalism after leaving the service in 2020 and since then has documented the tornado that ravaged Mayfield, Kentucky, Black Lives Matter Protests, the water crisis in Jackson, Miss. and most recently the war in Ukraine. He has also documented the modern-day biker over the course of the last nine years.

Kennedy’s work has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, Bloomberg, CNN, Getty, BBC, USA Today, Mother Jones, ABC World News Tonight and Radio Free Europe. His work has been recognized by the Tennessee Press Association, Department of Defense and the International Photography Awards for his inclusion in “Ukraine: A War Crime,” published by FotoEvidence Press.

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