About Tammy McKinley Photography

Professional Experience


The Beaumont Enterprise-April 2007 to present

Staff photojournalist for Hearst Community Newspapers, The Beaumont Enterprise and Beaumont Enterprise.com. 

The Montgomery Advertiser-August 2007 to April 2007

Staff photojournalist for Gannett’s The Montgomery Advertiser and it’s community newspapers, magazines, and special publications, as well as special projects for USA Today and other publications within the Gannett group. 


The Gadsden Times-December 2002 to August 2007

Staff photojournalist for New York Times regional newspaper group covering Northeast Alabama. 


The Hobbs News-Sun- March 2001-December 2002

Chief photographer for Hobbs News Sun covering Southeast New Mexico and West Texas. 


The Richmond Register and the Berea Register-2001

Staff photographer for family owned newspapers.  Instituted photo assignment process for reporters, editors, and advertising.

Yikes! Magazine, Myrtle Beach, SC 1997-1999

Photography editor, photographer, writer for local arts and entertainment magazine. Duties included photography assignment, writing short articles and columns, story and image development, photographing local and national celebrities. 


Education and Workshops


Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, Atlanta, GA 2004

Texas Press Association Photojournalism Workshop, Amarillo, Texas 2001

Great American Photography Workshop with Art Wolfe, 1995

Savannah College of Art and Design, Photography, 1992

University of Kentucky, English/Psychology, 1986-1990