Alaina Denean Deshazo is an award-winning photojournalist and currently a photographer/writer for The Selma Times-Journal in Selma, Alabama. She graduated from the University of Alabama in December of 2013 with a bachelors of arts with a focus in photography.


2016 Alabama Press Association Sports Photo first-place award

2016 Alabama Press Association News Photo first-place award

2015 Alabama Press Association Creative Use of Multimedia third-place award

2015 Alabama Press Association Best Use of Social Media third-place award

Graduated with Honors, Magna Cum Laude

Exhibitor, Double Exposure Exhibition at the Bama Theater, Tuscaloosa AL

Scholarship Recipient, UA Department of Art and Art History

Winner of Amateur Division, National Peanut Festival Photography Contest, Dothan AL



Email: alainadeshazo@gmail.com

Cell: (334) 379-6194