Billy Suratt

Photographer, Bowling Green, KY

Mid-South photojournalist, political photographer and Kentucky writer.


Mid-South photojournalist Billy Suratt has been photographing stories of regional and national interest for some of the world’s largest (and smallest) publications for parts of three decades.

Billy is a veteran news photographer possessing the skills and experience needed to successfully complete most any documentary photography assignment, but his editorial photography specialties are political photography, sports photography and concert photography.


Experience

Contract Photographer at ZUMA Press
2010 – Present San Clemente, CA
Mid-South Editor at Apex MediaWire
2006 – Present Nashville, TN
Managing Editor at RussellRegister.com (defunct)
2004 – 2005 Jamestown, KY
Getty Images at Contributor Photographer
1999 – Present Seattle, WA
Mid-South Correspondent at UPI Newspictures
1998 – 2005 Nashville, TN
Correspondent at Times Journal/Russell County News
1995 – 1998 Russell Springs, KY
Staff Writer at Russell County Reporter (defunct)
1994 – 1994 Russell Springs, KY
Contributing Editor at Russell Register (defunct)
1994 – 1995 Jamestown, KY
Editorial Cartoonist at Russell Register (defunct)
1993 – 1994 Russell Springs, KY

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Available Light Photography
  • Candid Photography
  • Copywriting
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Digital Photography
  • Magazine Writing
  • Metadata
  • Newspaper Writing
  • Newswriting
  • Photography
  • Photo Mechanic
  • Reportage
  • Reporting
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • SEO
  • Social Media
  • Web Analytics
  • Web Development
  • WordPress
  • Writing

Specialties

  • Commercial Photography
  • Concert Photography
  • Corporate Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • Entertainment Photography
  • Magazine Photography
  • Music Photography
  • News Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Political Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Sports Photography
  • Visual Journalism

Clients

  • Apex MediaWire
  • ZUMA Press