Tyler Sizemore

Tyler is a Staff Photographer for Hearst Connecticut Media Group, contributing photos and multimedia content to eight daily and 11 weekly newspapers throughout Connecticut. He shoots a variety of assignments including breaking news, general news, portraits, local sports, and in-depth projects. Tyler graduated from Penn State in 2012, earning degrees in Visual Journalism and Art Photography while working for the award-winning student newspaper The Daily Collegian. After graduating, he worked briefly for the Reading Eagle and Evening Sun before moving to Connecticut to work for Hearst in 2013. Tyler currently resides in Harlem with his girlfriend, Sarah, and chinchilla, Ebenezer.


  • Hearst Connecticut Media Group, Staff Photographer, Greenwich, Conn., Feb. 2013-present
  • Evening Sun, Freelance Photographer, Hanover, Pa., Dec. 2012-Feb. 2013
  • Reading Eagle, Intern Photojournalist, Reading, Pa., May 2012-Sept. 2012
  • The Daily Collegian, Senior Photographer, Aug. 2010-May 2012


  • 1st and 2nd place - Connecticut SPJ Excellence in Journalism Photo Story, 2020, 2018
  • 1st place - Connecticut SPJ Excellence in Journalism COVID Photo, 2020
  • 1st place - Connecticut SPJ Excellence in Journalism News and Feature Photos, 2017
  • 1st place - NENPA Better Newspaper Awards Photo Series, 2016
  • 1st place – SPJ R1 Mark of Excellence Breaking News Photography (Large), 2012
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