A graduate of Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication, Joel Hawksley currently works as a staff photographer at The Roanoke Times in Roanoke, Va. His daily work ranges from portraiture to spot news coverage and everything in between.

While in school, he served as the chief photographer at the Ohio University Athletic Department, managing a team of three photographers covering fifteen NCAA Division I teams.

Hawksley has interned at The Seattle Times, The Grand Rapids Press, and The Davey Tree Expert Company. His work has been recognized by awards from College Photographer of the Year, SportsShooter.com and the National Press Photographers Association, among others.

Production Skills & Specialities

Aerial, Corporate, Documentary, Sports, Weddings, Portrait, Disaster Coverage, Video Editing, Backpack Journalism, Photo Editing, Spot News, Multimedia Production, Still Photography