Kathleen Atkins is one-half of the Knoxville-based, husband-wife photography team that is JoPhoto. Since 2008, Kathleen has managed JoPhoto's brand identity and leveraged social media to create and significantly raise the profile of their wedding photography company among brides in East Tennessee. Shooting over 45 weddings per year, Kathleen and Joe have witnessed the intersection of the power of social media among females in their 20s and 30s, which includes Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, and others. With over 14 years of experience in public relations and marketing, Kathleen has also worked as an editor at The University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service and in special events and development at the Knoxville Zoo. She has a master's degree in public relations and a bachelor's degree in journalism from The University of Tennessee.
Joe is the lead photographer at JoPhoto. With Kathleen, they have shot over 120 weddings across the United States. Joe has directed, shot and edited over 200 local, regional, and national television commercials -- including working with 2 governors and a U.S. president along the way. Joe has produced award-winning results for advertising agencies, magazines, publishing companies, celebrities, non-profit organizations, and television. Since 2008, Joe has combined his advertising agency experience with his passion for photography and continues to create amazing results for Jophoto clients throughout the southeast.