about emily 
Photo by Shanna Lockwood. Sept. 29, 2018.

Emily Enfinger is an award-winning photographer and journalist based in southern United States. She is the breaking news reporter, covering court and crime, at The Times in Shreveport, La.

Enfinger previously worked at Opelika-Auburn News in Opelika, Ala.; The Daily Star in Hammond, La.; The Selma Times-Journal and Selma the Magazine in Selma, Ala.; and The Auburn Plainsman, Auburn University's student newspaper, in Auburn, Ala. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree – concentration in photography.

 

Enfinger lives for adventure and aspires to be like Indiana Jones.​ She's also a cat lady.

Best Public Service (Division B)

2020 Alabama Press Association contest 

"Lee County tornadoes"

Staff

Opelika-Auburn News

Online Breaking News Coverage, Third Place

2020 Alabama Press Association contest 

"Auburn police officer Shot"

Emily Enfinger, Sara Palczewski, Troy Turner

Opelika-Auburn News

Best Sports Photo, Second Place

2019 Alabama Press Association contest 

"Almost a touchdown"

Opelika-Auburn News

Best Spot-News Photo, Second Place

2019 Alabama Press Association contest 

"Car crash"

Opelika-Auburn News

Best Feature Photo, Third Place

2019 Alabama Press Association contest 

"Snowball fight"

Opelika-Auburn News

Best Humorous Photo, Second Place

2018 Alabama Associated Press Media Editors Broadcast and Newspaper contest 

"Bo teases Barkley"

Opelika-Auburn News

Best Spot-Feature Photo, First Place

2017 Alabama Associated Press Media Editors Broadcast and Newspaper contest 

"School's Out"

The Selma Times-Journal


Breaking News, Division 3, Second Place 
2017 Louisiana Press Association contest

"Stopped on rail"

The Daily Star

Breaking News, Division 3, Third Place
2017 Louisiana Press Association Contest

"Up in smoke"

The Daily Star

Student Achievement Award for Studio Art
2014

Auburn University
 

The Times

Shreveport, La.

Breaking news reporter 
April 2019 - current

Opelika-Auburn News

Opelika, Ala.

Photographer/reporter 
November 2017 - March 2019


The Daily Star
Hammond, La.

Crime reporter 
 August 2016 - July 2017

The Selma Times-Journal

General assignment reporter

Selma, Ala.
December 2015 - August 2016

The Auburn Plainsman
Auburn, Ala.

Photographer/photo editor 
August 2013 - December 2015

EXHIBITIONS 

Taking Pictures: 2017
Black Box Gallery - Portland, Or. 
2017


Juried Fine Art Exhibition
Biggin Gallery - Auburn, Ala.  
2015

Bite Sized
Fieldworks Gallery - Auburn, Ala. 
2015

Shadows  
Vault Space - Auburn, Ala.

Two-person Exhibition

2015

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