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Bruce & Suzette Moyer


Bruce Moyer is the Deputy Director of Photography at the St. Petersburg Times in St. Petersburg, FL. He came to the Times in 2006 from the Hartford Courant, where he had been a picture editor for 8 years. Moyer has won numerous awards in the annual Pictures of the Year International Competition, NPPA Best of Photojournalism and Society of News Design contests. He was part of a team of picture editors and photographers at the Courant that won the Angus McDougall Overall Excellence in Editing Award in the Pictures of the Year International Competition for three consecutive years, something no other paper has done. He also was named “Newspaper picture editor of the Year” for three consecutive years in the NPPA’s contest. Prior to the Courant, Moyer was visual team leader at The Sun in Bremerton, Washington, and a staff photographer at the Naples (FL) Daily News. He graduated from the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach, Florida, in 1982.

Suzette Moyer is the creative director for bay magazine, a high-end, glossy publication from the St. Petersburg Times in St. Petersburg, FL. The magazine features fashion, homes, art and lifestyles throughout communities of southwest Florida. Suzette has been designing at newspapers for more than 20 years, having worked as art director at the Naples Daily News, the Kitsap Sun in Washington and the Hartford Courant in Connecticut. She has won numerous awards from the Society of News Design, Print magazine, NPPA, and the Society of Publication Designers. She has also been a judge for international contests and teaches several design classes annually.