For more than 16 years, Wade Aiken has worked part-time as a photographer for the local newspaper documenting life in the surrounding area as well as shooting sports for the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford for the past 11 years.
Active is several camera clubs throughout the region, he has garnered many honors including:
2008-2009 season, Southtowns Camera Club Photographer of the Year
2 time winner Diane Peyton-Majumbar wildlife photography competition
3 time winner NFRCC pictorial slide salon competition
2013 winner NFRCC color print competition
Former president of Twin Tier Camera Club, he has put in place several programs dedicated to discovering and nurturing new talent.
Chaired 2013 NFRCC annual photography convention.