Award winning photojournalist Pete Marovich has been working as a professional photographer for 30 years since starting as a staff photographer at a medium-sized daily newspaper in Indiana and as a stringer for the Associated Press.
From 1986 until 1999, Pete worked as a contract photographer for major golf publications while covering the professional golf tours. He has been published in most every major golf publication worldwide.
Pete returned to newspaper photojournalism in 2001. He became Director of Photography at the Daily News-Record, a medium-sized daily newspaper in Virginia in 2005.
While at the Daily News-Record he was named the 2008 NPPA Region 3 Photographer of the year as well as runner-up in 2006 and 2009. Region 3 is made up of Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
Images from his coverage of the 2009 Presidential Inauguration were included in the Official Inaugural Book as well as being included in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Museum of American History.
In January of 2010, Pete resigned his position as director of photography at the Daily News-Record to pursue personal projects while working as a contract photographer for ZUMA Press.
He is currently the Washington D.C. Bureau Chief for ZUMA Press covering the White House and Capitol Hill. He also contributes to Bloomberg News Photos, McClatchy-Tribune Photo Service, Getty Images, European PressPhoto Agency, United Press International, and SIPA Press. His photography has appeared in Time Magazine, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Financial Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Esquire, The Wall Street Journal, Mother Jones, Sports Illustrated, Woman’s World, The Huffington Post, Politico, Essence, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Daily Beast, The Global Fund, Golf Magazine, Golf Digest, GolfWeek, Golf Tips and many international golf publications.
Pete lives in the Washington, D.C. metro area with his wife, Jenny, and their two cats.