Drew Tarter was graduated from Western Kentucky University with a BA in Photojournalism, and has worked for five newspapers in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Mississippi.
He has been a professional photographer for over twenty-five years, and has been director of photography for two award-winning daily newspapers. He led the visual effort of the Biloxi Sun Herald's Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In addition, he was director of photography for 'beachblvd' magazine, an award-winning lifestyle magazine on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Credits and Publications
Tarter Photographic Services, Feb. 2012 to present: Clients include: C Spire Wireless, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, SNAP Real Estate Photography, Gulf Coast Woman magazine
Former positions held: Director of Photography, 'beachblvd' magazine
Director of Photography, (Biloxi) Sun Herald
Director of Photography, Jackson (TN) Sun