Doug Strickland (Reporter, Photographer)

Phone: 423-757-6305
E-mail: dstrickland@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
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: Play ball! Vintage Baseball in Fort Oglethorpe

Published Jun. 20 2015

Using Civil War era rules for baseball, four teams from the Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball gathered to play...

GoPro video, photos: Chattanooga's First-Ever Slide the City

Published Jun. 20 2015

Chattanoogans brought out their inner-tubes and flotation devices to plunge down a 1,000-foot water slide set up on 5th Street...

Moment: Hammer dulcimer music in nature

Published Jun. 15 2015

Water bubbles past a lone figure perched atop a boulder in Suck Creek. Hands work two light hammers quickly across...


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Photos: UnCorked 2015

Published May. 31 2015

The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera's held its annual UnCorked wine-tasting fundraiser at Renaissance Park in Chattanooga.

Family fun at Down Home Days in Chickamauga

Published May. 16 2015

Folks gathered in Chickamauga for Down Home Days.

UPDATE: Teen in deadly crash on Lookout Mountain identified

Published Apr. 15 2015

A teenager is dead after a crash this morning on Lookout Mountain in Dade County, Ga.

Moment: Heritage and therapy in one length of wood

Published Apr. 13 2015

As bowyer Bear Brooks gently shaves away yellowed strips from a length of old osage orange wood and works his...

Photos: 4 Bridges Art Festival 2015

Published Apr. 12 2015

Art lovers enjoy 4 Bridges Art Festival in Chattanooga.

Photos: Chattanooga's 4 Bridges Art Festival

Published Apr. 11 2015

Art lovers enjoy 4 Bridges Art Festival in Chattanooga.

Photos: Chattanooga Cruise-In

Published Apr. 11 2015

Auto enthusiasts gather Chattanooga Cruise-In.

Families, children have fun at Chattanooga Zoo's annual Hug A Bunny Day fundraiser

Published Apr. 4 2015

Families, children have fun at Chattanooga Zoo's annual Hug A Bunny Day fundraiser

SAPA championship draws color guard, drumline competitors from across Southeast to Chattanooga

Published Mar. 29 2015

SAPA championship draws color guard, drumline competitors from across Southeast to Chattanooga


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St. Chatty's Day Parade 2015 (photo gallery)

Published Mar. 15 2015

The St. Chatty's Day Parade began on Riverside Drive and crossed the Market Street Bridge to end at Coolidge Park...

Fiddling around at Great Southern Old Time Fiddlers Convention (video, photo gallery)

Published Mar. 15 2015

Fiddlers, banjo players, and old-time musicians of all kinds gathered at Lindsay Street Hall in Chattanooga, Tenn., for the 6th...

Say hello to the Chattanooga Zoo's tiny fox and its giant ears

Published Mar. 12 2015

Animal keeper Caiti Robinson weighs a male fennec fox kit behind the scenes of the desert habitats exhibit at the...

Moment: No 'tilts' on his tables

Published Mar. 2 2015

To Pete Deardorff, all pinball machines look the same. He doesn't get caught up in distractions like the flashing lights...

ConNooga cosplayers parade through Chattanooga

Published Mar. 1 2015

ConNooga cosplayers parade through Chattanooga.

Moment: Storybooks not the only source of yarns at the library

Published Jan. 12 2015

Huddled over a round table on the second floor of the Chattanooga Public Library, children armed with a box of...

Photo: Celebrating Kwanzaa in Chattanooga

Published Dec. 27 2014

Photo: Celebrating Kwanzaa in Chattanooga

Photos: Families enjoy EPB's window displays in Chattanooga

Published Dec. 21 2014

Photos: Families enjoy EPB's window displays in Chattanooga