Sarah Finnegan is a photographer whose skills are focused mainly in journalism and documentary. While she graduated from Penn State in 2013 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photography, her journalism skills are credited to her four years of work at the award-winning student newspaper, The Daily Collegian. There, she worked as a photographer and served as photo editor for the year 2012. During her time there, she had the rare opportunity to cover the bulk of the Sandusky scandal, Joe Paterno's memorial week, and the subsequent trials that ensued in addition to photographing 2012 Penn State football team and Bill O'Brien's first season as head coach. Through this, she has been able to work alongside professionals from The Associated Press, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Reuters, and many other news sources. After graduating, she worked as a contract photographer for three years with Samford University merging her journalism skills with public relations to cover college athletics, student organizations, alumni events and produce promotional imagery. As of August 2016, she is working as the director of photography for Starnes Publishing, a company that produces seven monthly newspapers covering multiple communities in the greater Birmingham, Al area.