I am available for freelance work in all areas of photography including, but not limited to, photojournalism, editorial portraits, large documentary projects, senior and family portraits, wedding and engagement photos, and product shoots. I also have extensive experience specifically in food, music and dance photography.


Lakota East High School – Graduated in 2001 with Honors

Western Kentucky University – B.A. in Photojournalism and Cultural Anthropology


Cincinnati Enquirer • 2014-present
Visual journalist covering Cincinnati with photography, video and compelling narratives

Cameron Knight Photography • Visual Communications Company • 2012-present
Provides photography, video and web services to local businesses, media organizations and non-profits

Envato • Online Education Network • 2009-2014
Writer then editor of Phototuts+, an online photography eduction site

University of Cincinnati • 2011-2014
Adjunct professor teaching photojournalism courses

CityBeat • Alternative Weekly in Cincinnati • 2008-2012
New media director and photo editor, managed and produced web content and photography

Cox Ohio Southwest Group • Newspaper Group • 2005-2008
Worked as a photojournalist, then photo manager for the Hamilton JournalNews, Middletown Journal, and other weekly papers


Ohio Associated Press 2007 • First place for “Lianna’s Voice” photo essay

Best of Cox 2007 • Winner for “Veteran Honored” photograph

Ohio Public Images Network 2006 • Award of Excellence for “Lianna’s Voice” photo essay

AltWeekly Awards 2006 • Third place for “A Gentle Faith” photo essay