Matt Lunsford

(937) 367-9706
[email protected]




Western Kentucky University

Bachelor of Arts: Photojournalism
May 2017

Sinclair Community College

Associate of Arts: Art with Photography Concentration
May 2012

Manhattan Mercury

Chief Photographer, Manhattan, Ks
August 9, 2018 - Current

Bowling Green Daily News

Summer Intern, Bowling Green, Ky
Summer 2017

WKU Athletics

Staff Photographer, Bowling Green, Ky
Oct. 2016 - May 2017

College Heights Herald

Staff Photographer, Bowling Green, Ky
Aug. 2015 - May 2017

Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Photo Intern, Owensboro, Ky
Summer 2016

U.S. Army Cadet Command

Public Affairs Photography Intern, Fort Knox, Ky
Summer 2015

Mountain Workshops

Photojournalism Participant
Berea 2014 & Frankfort 2015

Lab Assistant
Henderson 2012, Owensboro 2013, Berea 2014, Frankfort 2015, Paducah 2016

WKU Talisman

Staff Photographer, Bowling Green, Ky, 2013


Skills                                                 Awards

National Weather Service - Skywarn - Storm Spotter (Volunteer)

Adobe - Ps, Pr, InD, DW

AP Writing Style


Final Cut Pro
Photo Mechanic
HTML, CSS, Javascript
Darkroom development & printing
Analog digitization & archiving

Larry Powell Scholarship - 2015-2016 -       

WKU Photojournalism Department

George Tames Scholarship - 2016-2017 – 

WKU Photojournalism Department

Charles Mason Ralph Scholarship - 2016 –

College Heights Herald

Kentucky News Photographers Association -  2017 - Student - 3rd Place Student News Picture Story & One Week's Work


George Wright

Deputy Director, U.S. Army Community Relations

Office of the Chief of Public Affairs, 1D460, The Pentagon


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Tim Broekema


Western Kentucky University

(270) 745-3005

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William Deshazer

Freelance Photojournalist 

Photojournalism Coach at Mtn. Workshops

(502) 593-2740

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Alan Warren

Photo Editor 

Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

(270) 315-0264

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