Liam Kennedy is a Nashville based photojournalist who primarily focuses on natural disasters, conflict and the modern-day biker.
Kennedy has been photographing for more than 10 years, eight of which while serving in the Navy as a Mass Communication Specialist. While serving, he documented complex stories such as everyday life at sea, special forces and the aftermath of natural disasters such as Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Hurricane Irma in the US Virgin Islands and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Recently Kennedy has documented the war in Ukraine, the Jackson, Miss. water crisis, Hurricane Ian and the tornado that ravaged Western Kentucky.
Kennedy was selected to attended the Syracuse Military Photojournalism program in 2016 and has participated in the Eddy Adams Workshop in 2021 and Mountain Workshops Photojournalism program in 2022.
Kennedy works full time for Gannett and his freelance work is represented by Redux Pictures. He has been featured by Mother Jones, Bloomberg, CNN, Getty, Radio Free Europe, BBC and ABC World News Tonight.
Photo by Hannah Hall