Fernando J Tirado

  • tirado_fj
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • Elite
  • 36330pts
  • Architecture
  • Food and Drink
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Travel
  • Buildings
  • Cities and Regions
  • Military

Creative Statement

Fernando J Tirado is a freelance journalist, specializing in sports and travel.<br /> <br /> He was the team photographer for the Ventura County Fusion from 2013-15, and has photographed international competitions such as the 2013 Gold Cup and the 2014 Breeders' Cup.<br /> <br /> Fernando has traveled the world, starting with his experiences in the U.S. Army. He served a yearlong combat tour in Afghanistan, as a medic in the 101st Airborne Division. <br /> <br /> Outside of the military, Fernando has been all over the world, traveling through North America, Asia, visiting Singapore, Thailand and Japan, and has explored Europe, with Scotland being a definite favorite.<br /> <br /> Fernando graduated from the Brooks Institute with a Bachelors of Science in Visual Journalism in 2015. <br /> <br /> He currently resides in Chicago, IL.