Doug Strickland (Reporter, Photographer)

Phone: 423-757-6305
Doug Strickland is a staff photographer for the Times Free Press and a Chattanooga native. A graduate of Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, Strickland began his career as an intern photojournalist and feature photo hunter at the Advocate-Messenger in Danville. He worked for several years as a freelance photographer in East Tennessee before completing a 6-month internship with the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He previously worked as a staff photographer for the Texarkana Gazette in Texarkana, Texas, before rejoining the Times Free Press staff in February of 2013. He is among four Times Free Press staffers who were finalists for a Pulitzer Prize for the 2013 story "Speak No Evil" which explored the no-snitch culture in violent crime in Chattanooga, and he has received awards from the Associated Press Managing Editors' Association, the National Press Photographer's Association, and the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists.

Photos: 'Thrill After Thrill: 30 Years of Wayne White' winding down at Hunter Museum

Published Dec. 29 2017

Today from 2 to 3 p.m., teens from the Museum Apprentice Program at the Creative Discovery Museum will lead tours...

Photos: Congregation presents live nativity on Signal Mountain

Published Dec. 13 2017

The Signal Mountain congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented a live nativity on Tuesday, Dec....

Photos: EPB is beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Published Nov. 23 2017

EPB unveiled its holiday window displays at the Martin Luther King Boulevard headquarters on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Chattanooga,...


Photo gallery: Making strides for education on International Walk to School Day

Published Oct. 4 2017

Ten area schools have organized walk to school events this week in partnership with the Chattanooga-Hamilton County and North Georgia...

PHOTOS: Made in Tennessee Celebration kicks off Ironman events

Published Sep. 7 2017

The Made in Tennessee Celebration on Broad Street in front of the Tennessee Aquarium, which featured southern cuisine and free...

Photo gallery: Horsin' around for charity in Ringgold, Ga.

Published Aug. 7 2017

The 20th annual St. Jude Rodeo opened Thursday, Aug. 3, and continued through Saturday, Aug. 5, at Doug Yates Farm,...

Man faces charges after crashing vehicle into downtown Chattanooga building

Published Jul. 26 2017

A man crashed his vehicle into a building in downtown Chattanooga early Tuesday.

Photo gallery: Ballet Tennessee, Dance Alive en pointe at UTC

Published Jul. 22 2017

Dancers performed during a Dance Alive and Ballet Tennessee Summer Intensive program recital at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga...

Photo gallery: Miller Park transforms as renovations begin

Published Jul. 12 2017

The $8.5 million project to revamp Miller Park is now underway in downtown Chattanooga.

Pint-sized pooches compete in annual Running of the Chihuahuas [photo gallery]

Published May. 7 2017

Brad Steiner, organizer of Running of the Chihuahuas and Hits 96 on-air personality, has one goal when planning the dog...

Pickin' and grinnin' at Boxcar Pinion Memorial Bluegrass Festival [photo gallery]

Published May. 7 2017

The 27th annual Boxcar Pinion Memorial Bluegrass Festival boasted 23 bands this year in addition to innumerable jam sessions that...

Photos from 4 Bridges Arts Festival

Published Apr. 23 2017

Nearly 500 artists from across the country came to the First Tennessee Pavilion to present their artwork at the annual...


Workers demolish Cheeburger Cheeburger building in downtown Chattanooga [photo gallery]

Published Apr. 19 2017

Workers demolished the Market Street building which housed the Cheeburger Cheeburger restaurant Wednesday in Chattanooga.

Police, fire chiefs get Jurassic in Guns and Hoses: Battle of the Badges [video, photos]

Published Mar. 5 2017

The 8th Annual Guns and Hoses: Battle of the Badges pitted area law enforcement officers against firefighters and emergency responders...

[Gallery] Firefighters burn down vacant structure during training exercise

Published Feb. 17 2017

Firefighters burned down a structure during a live burn training event by the Chattanooga Fire Department on Robin Drive on...

Slide the City makes a splash in Chattanooga [photo gallery]

Published Aug. 14 2016

Slide the City helped people beat the heat Saturday, Aug. 13, in Chattanooga.

Photo gallery: Let's go fly a kite!

Published Nov. 22 2015

The Chattanooga Kite Club held a demonstration at Chattanooga's Sculpture Fields park on Polk Street on Saturday.

Photo gallery: Head of the Hooch 2015

Published Nov. 8 2015

Head of the Hooch - Nov. 7

Photo gallery: Normalpalooza 2015

Published Nov. 8 2015


Chattanooga Ironman 2015 was the closest finish in Ironman history [video]

Published Sep. 26 2015

Follow live coverage of the 2015 Chattanooga Ironman all day with the Chattanooga Times Free Press.