Tim Jacobsen

  • Undergraduate Faculty

Instructor, Visual Media

Hood College Broadcast Studios Coordinator

Tatem Hall, Room 203


Tim Jacobsen started his professional photography career as a photojournalist with the Yuma (Arizona) Daily News in 1988 after graduating from Winona State University with a B.A. in Mass Communications.

He joined the staff of The Frederick News-Post in 1989 and spent 12 years as a photojournalist on the newspaper’s award-winning photo staff. In 2001, he embarked on a freelance photography career, booking work with The Associated Press, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, and other regional and national news/media outlets.

In 2005, he created a photojournalism class at Hood College before being named coordinator for the newly formed Hood College broadcasting studios in 2019. Jacobsen oversees Hood's studios, multimedia visual production classes and radio station.