Tampa Bay Times Multimedia by: Dirk Shadd
Dirk Shadd graduated with a bachelor’s in journalism from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Shadd worked as a staff photographer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Press-Telegram in Long Beach, California, before coming to the then, St. Petersburg Times in 1998. In addition to covering daily assignments, news and video projects Shadd documents Lightning hockey and other Tampa Bay sports. He enjoys running, traveling, rehabbing old houses and crashing weddings.