Jenna Watson is a staff photojournalist at The Indianapolis Star (IndyStar.com), specializing in sports and news still photography, video journalism and social media. She is based in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Watson interned at the Indianapolis Star in Indiana from June to August 2015.
She interned at the Columbus Dispatch in Ohio, from June to November 2014.
She was the summer intern for the Grand Forks Herald in 2013, a former photo editor at the Kent Stater and A Magazine at Kent State University

Jenna received a bachelor of science in visual journalism with a concentration in photojournalism in December of 2015.

Available for lifestyle freelance work in central Indiana and northeast Ohio.


Hearst Photojournalism News & Features; Fifth Place (2013)

College Photographer of the Year; Bronze, Sports Portfolio (2015), Honorable Mention, Sports Action (2013)

Ohio Newspaper Association Annual Contest; 3rd Place, Student Photographer of the Year; Award of Excellence, General News (2015), Award of Excellence, Sports Feature (2014), Larry Fullerton Scholarship, 1st place (2014, 2015)

North Dakota Newspaper Association Annual Contest; 1st Place, sports photo, 3rd Place, news photo (2013)

Photo by Matt Hecht

Photo by Matt Hecht