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: National Night Out Corgi Parade

Published Oct. 2 2018

Photos from the National Night Out Corgi Parade in St. Elmo.

Photo gallery: All-Breed Dog Show

Published Sep. 15 2018

Photos from the American Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Show hosted by the North Georgia Kennel Club and Chattanooga Kennel Club...

Photo gallery: Zoo making Children's Hospital more plush

Published Sep. 5 2018

Workers with the Chattanooga Zoo delivered donated plush animals to Children's Hospital at Erlanger on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in...

Photo gallery: First day of school at Orchard Knob Middle

Published Aug. 9 2018

Students arrived at Orchard Knob Middle School on the first day school in Hamilton County on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018,...

Photos: Beck Knob Cemetery cleanup

Published Aug. 2 2018

Volunteers worked through the morning to clear growth from the North Shore's historic Beck Knob Cemetery on Saturday, July 28,...

Photos: Central Avenue closes after truck plows into utility pole, snapping it in pieces

Published Jul. 5 2018

A red pickup truck left the road Thursday afternoon in the 1800 block of Central Avenue and crashed into a...

Photos: Riverbend Festival Day 2

Published Jun. 10 2018

Photos from the second day of the Riverbend Festival at Ross's Landing.

Gallery: Enjoying Fly Day

Published May. 1 2018

Fly Day offers youth ages 7 to 21 with intellectual or physical disabilities and their families the chance to experience...

Photos: All aboard the safety train

Published Apr. 18 2018

Norfolk Southern held its Rail Safety & Emergency Preparedness Training session for first responders behind the Hamilton County 911 Center...

Photos: City razes Chattanooga homeless encampment

Published Apr. 13 2018

A homeless encampment on city-owned property behind the municipal wellness center on East 11th Street was demolished on Thursday, April...

Early voting continues in Hamilton County until April 26 [photos]

Published Apr. 12 2018

Early voting began Wednesday, April 11, and continues until April 26 for the May 1 primary election in Hamilton County,...

Activist cellist shares story of his journey to find his musical voice [photos]

Published Mar. 14 2018

Ben Sollee, a musician known for touring by bicycle, offered students at St. Peter's Episcopal School an introduction to the...

Heritage Middle student John Courtney wins 2018 Regional Spelling Bee [photos]

Published Mar. 11 2018

Heritage Middle School student John Courtney won the 2018 Times Free Press Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday by correctly spelling...

Photos: Semi-finalist teams present designs for Ed Johnson Memorial

Published Feb. 16 2018

Three semi-finalist teams presented their designs for the Ed Johnson Memorial on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Bessie Smith Cultural...

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,...