Nationwide Studios announces new photographer in Marshall County

Friday, June 8, 2007
Jill Kosko

Nationwide Studios is pleased to announce a new children's photographer and account representative to serve preschools and day cares in the greater Lewisburg area. Jill Kosko will serve the middle Tennessee region utilizing her experience in the children's photography industry.

"We are excited about the opportunity to capture those special childhood memories with our portraits," stated Keith Dobbs, Executive Director of Nationwide Studios. "We get lots of compliments from parents who appreciate our unique ability to photographs children in preschools."

A resident of Nashville, Kosko has 11 years of experience in the photography industry. Not only is she an account representative but also has skills in training new employees on photography techniques, posing styles, customer service, and sales processes.

Also known as Teddy Bear Portraits, Nationwide Studios has been photographing children for more than 60 years. The company started when the founder and president Joseph Newgarden, Jr. began working with his father in the mid 1940's in Albany, N.Y. As a teenager, the founder would scout neighborhoods with his camera and Shetland pony, looking for homes with baby clothes hanging on the clotheslines so he could photograph the children.

The corporate headquarters for Nationwide Studios is in Gallatin, a suburb of Nashville. The company provides children's photography in 39 states.