Contract Photographer, Samford University
Sarah Finnegan is a photographer whose skills are focused mainly in journalism and documentary. While she graduated from Penn State in 2013 with a Fine Arts degree in photography, her journalism skills are credited to her four years of work at the award-winning student newspaper, The Daily Collegian. There, she worked as a photographer and served photo editor for the year 2012. During her time there, she had the rare opportunity to cover the bulk of the Sanudsky scandal, Joe Paterno's memorial week, and the subsequent trials that ensued in addition to photographing 2013 Penn State football team and Bill O'Brien's first season as head coach. Through this, she has been able to work along side professionals from Associated Press, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Reuters, and many other news sources. Sarah currently works as a contract photographer for Samford University in Birmingham, Al.