Jamie Squire is a Kansas City-based staff photographer for Getty Images specializing in Sport. His assignments have taken him all over the world and to almost every one of the 50 states. Jamie has covered many top international events including Super Bowls, World Series, NBA and Stanley Cup Finals, Golf and Tennis Majors, Kentucky Derbys, World Cup Soccer, and 11 Olympic Games. He often shoots on assignment for specific editorial clients such as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, ESPN Magazine, Time, and Sports Illustrated. He has done commercial and advertising work for major corporations including Coca Cola, Nike, Reebok, and USA Network.
Jamie’s work has garnered numerous awards throughout the industry including selections into the Communication Arts Photo Annual, first prize in the documentary picture story category awarded by the New York Press Photographers Association, several first, second, and third place awards within the Pictures Of the Year International competition, and first prize in the sports action and sports feature story categories awarded by the White House Press Photographers Association. In 2003, he was chosen to participate in the America 24/7 book project, a one-week photographic exploration into daily life in America.
Jamie graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA with a Liberal Arts degree in May of 1995. Throughout college he photographed for publications such as The Atlanta Journal/Constitution and Sports Illustrated, and assisted for celebrity wedding photographers Monte Zucker and Denis Reggie. In September of 1995, he took a staff job with Allsport Photography (now a part of Getty Images) and has worked there ever since.
Jamie currently resides in Leawood, Kansas with his wife, Mindi, 15-year-old daughter, Sammi Jo, and 12-year-old son, Drew.