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 Sports Photo, Second Place

2018 Alabama Press Association contest 

"Almost a touchdown"

Opelika-Auburn News

Best Spot-News Photo, Second Place

2018 Alabama Press Association contest 

"Car crash"

Opelika-Auburn News

Best Feature Photo, Third Place

2018 Alabama Press Association contest 

"Snowball fight"

Opelika-Auburn News

Best Humorous Photo, Second Place

2017 Alabama Associated Press Media Editors Broadcast and Newspaper contest 

"Bo teases Barkley"

Opelika-Auburn News

Best Spot-Feature Photo, First Place

2016 Alabama Associated Press Media Editors Broadcast and Newspaper contest 

"School's Out"

The Selma Times-Journal

Breaking News, Division 3, Second Place 
2016 Louisiana Press Association contest

"Stopped on rail"

The Daily Star

Breaking News, Division 3, Third Place
2016 Louisiana Press Association Contest

"Up in smoke"

The Daily Star

Student Achievement Award for Studio Art

Auburn University

The Times

Shreveport, La.

Breaking news reporter 
April 2019 - current

Opelika-Auburn News

Opelika, Ala.

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


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

Juried Fine Art Exhibition
Biggin Gallery - Auburn, Ala.  

Bite Sized
Fieldworks Gallery - Auburn, Ala. 

Vault Space - Auburn, Ala.

Two-person Exhibition