Sarah Ann Jump is a visual journalist from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She is currently a staff photojournalist at The Herald, documenting small town life in rural Dubois County, Indiana. She graduated summa cum laude from Rochester Institute of Technology’s photojournalism program in 2015.

Jump was named the 2016 Indiana Photographer of the Year and Sports Photographer of the Year by the Indiana News Photographers Association. She is also a member of the National Press Photographers Association and follows the NPPA Code of Ethics.

+ Skills

Skills: Documentary photography, video and audio capture, multimedia editing, journalistic writing, web design including HTML, CSS & WordPress

Programs: Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, InDesign, Premiere Pro, AfterEffects, Dreamweaver, Edge Animate, Muse, PhotoMechanic, Avid Pro Tools

+ Experience

The Dubois County Herald Staff Photojournalist

The Dubois County Herald Photojournalism Intern

The Free Lance-Star Photojournalism Intern

First Comes Trust Exhibition Social Media & Website Manager 

Reporter Magazine Staff Photographer 

Production Services Photography Assistant Studio Manager

The Star Democrat Photojournalism Intern

+ Honors & Accolades


NPPA Best of Photojournalism:

Contemporary Issues Story, Honorable Mention (2016)

Pictures of the Year International:

Newspaper Local Picture Story, Award of Excellence (2016)

Indiana News Photographers Association:

Indiana Photographer of the Year (2016)

Sports Photographer of the Year (2016)

Community Awareness Portfolio (2016)


Alexia Foundation | Student Award of Excellence Grant (2014)


Northern Short Course | Michel du Cille Memorial Scholarship (2017)

Eddie Adams Workshop XXVII (2014)

Kalish Visual Editing Workshop | Alexia Foundation Gilka Scholarship  (2014)

Momenta Project Los Angeles | Alexia Foundation Scholarship (2014)

Shows & Exhibitions

New Americans Installation | Annenberg Space for Photography (2016)

First Comes Trust Exhibition | senior thesis show (2015)

What We Do Photojournalism Show | juried competition (2013, 2014, 2015)

Photo by Elijah Walker