• A collection of my works through the past few years

    Find me on: FaceBook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter @mckennamorin

    Contact me at mckennamorin97@gmail.com

  • Personal Statement

    I strive to capture and create something beautiful.

    I’m want to share things I find intriguing, the ordinary and the extraordinary. I am a photojournalist, currently working for The Daily News in Longview, WA. I received my communication degree from Pacific Lutheran University in May 2019. I enjoy capturing truth and emotion in photographs and telling people's stories through journalism.

  • About Me

    I pursue passions not paychecks.

    I am a Pacific Northwest native, splitting my time between work in Longview and family in Portland. I am photojournalism and anthropology graduate from Pacific Lutheran University. I spent a summer interning with The Daily News in Longview, WA and now work full time. With a passion for traveling, I have studied in places such as Argentina, China and Antarctica. I have presented journalism research three times with the College Media Association.

  • Work

    A few of my written pieces

    "The father-daughter thing"

    Wahkiakum brothers tackle teams together

    Chemistry and Kills: How Kelso won the district title

    Naselle plans to be 'Tough Lady Comets'

    Cowlitz rivalry revived

    PLU's new teammate

    Joining the huddle

    Cheerleading: Overlooked and underappreciated

    PLU's presidential pick causes questions

    Soccer tourney in memory of Kelso 13-year-old

    Fighting racism with coffee

    Ilwaco makes a splash, but can't make a goal

  • Experiences

    What I've done with my time as a photojournalist

    The Daily News

    2019-Current

    I work for the Longview, Washington daily newspaper as a sport photojournalist . I write stories and features, take photographs and shoot some video.

    Check out our site HERE

    Mast Media

    September 2015 - 2019

    I was the Editor in Chief at the PLU newspaper. I worked for three years as the Photo Editor of the Mast and one as the EIC. I organized other photogs, made executive calls and decisions, and worked on layouts while encouraging others and fostering growth.

    Live Television

    September 2015 - June 2019

    PLU's own Emmy nominated late night comedy show, Late Knight, is ran by an all student staff. As a founding member, I photographed promotional content and the live show. I also managed and direct the lighting for the show.

    Check it out HERE 

    Athletics

    Fall 2016 - June 2019

    I worked as a photographer and writer for the PLU Athletics Department. I also coordinated events, ran competitions, announced games, ran live-stream broadcasts, worked with alumni, sponsors, and other guests.

    PLU Marketing and Communications

    September 2017- June 2019

    I learned and grew skills in management and marketing. I planned marketing campaigns and events. Promotion and recruitment is a big focus in this office.

    New Student Orientation

    September 2016 - September 2018

    I spent time leading incoming students through their first few weeks of college. I organized group activities and acted as a mentor and guide for their first year and more.

    Awards

    *SHOWN: Photographer's Forum Magazine Best of Photography Contest finalist 2017

    *Washington Newspaper Publishers Association inter scholar 2018

    *1st place, Apple Award for BEST NEWSPAPER (4 year college under 5,000 students) 2017

    *1st place, Wang Center Photography Contest 2017

    *Photographer's Forum Annual College Photography Contest finalist 2016

  • Check out my Photo Portfolio

  • Download Resume

    Grab a copy of my resume or contact me for more info.

  • Contact Me

    Send me a message or email me at mckennamorin97@gmail.com