Clayton State University alumnus and professional photographer Kevin Liles, covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia for USA Today Sports Images, was featured on WXIA-TV on Feb. 6.
Liles was interviewed in Sochi by 11Alive's Jaye Watson and the interview aired on 11Alive during the 11 p.m. news, Feb. 6. Go to [http://www.11alive.com/news/article/321152/40/Georgia-photographer-documents-stray-dogs-of-Sochi
] to see his interview.
Liles, a 2011 Clayton State graduate with a degree in Communication and Media Studies, is a commercial and editorial freelance photographer based in Atlanta. His clients have included the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Braves, Reynolds Plantation, USA Today Sports Images, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and Clayton State. In addition, his work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Newsweek, as well as other national and international publications.
In addition to his photographic work, Liles is also blogging from Sochi. His blog, http://blog.kevindliles.com/ has the additional advantage of providing followers with some stunning photos of the Olympic venues, only what one would expect from the former editor of Clayton State’s The Bent Tree student newspaper who has photographed, among other subjects, the NCAA Final Four, no less than four NBA finals, and the cover of Clayton State’s The Laker Connection magazine.