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DOCUMENTARY Suicide: surviving crisis

1 hour 27 min. full-length film
Hear the stories of survivors of suicide in their own words in Molly Corfman’s documentary.

Heroin: Face of addiction - 22 video series

Photojournalist Molly Corfman investigates the heroin epidemic in Sandusky County in an award-winning series of in-depth videos. Hear recovering addicts, families, and law enforcement tell their stories.

World War II: In their own words

World War II veterans living in Sandusky and Ottawa counties tell their war stories, in their own words.

Child fights brain cancer

Diontae “Tae” Smith of Port Clinton had just turned four when he was diagnosed with stage four glioblastoma, a form of aggressive brain cancer with a low survival rate, generally considered incurable. Follow him in the fight of his life in photojournalist Molly Corfman’s award-winning videography series.

Sheriff convicted on felony drug charges

Follow the story of Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer as he faces 43 charges, including 38 felonies, mostly drug related.


Molly Corfman is a photojournalist/videographer with Fremont’s The News-Messenger and Port Clinton’s News Herald. She has photographed for Denver Post, Orange County Register, The (Toledo) Blade, and (Wood County, Ohio) Sentinel-Tribune.

Sports action

Football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, track, volleyball, tennis and more.


Watch news videos created for The News-Messenger and News Herald by Molly Corfman.

Winner of 8 Ohio Associated Press Media Editor awards including best photographer

March 30, 2017 – Photographer/videographer Molly Corfman won eight Associated Press Media Editor awards for her work in The News-Messenger in Fremont and News Herald in Port Clinton.

Corfman won a sweep of all three places for best photo story in Division I. She won two awards for best video, one for best feature photo, and one for best special sports section. She was awarded best photographer this year and last.

View Molly Corfman’s full list of awards.

2017 Full length documentary films

Molly Corfman is a photojournalist/videographer with The News-Messenger in Fremont, Ohio, and its sister paper the News Herald in Port Clinton. She has previously photographed for the daily Sentinel-Tribune, covering Wood County, Ohio, as well as interned as a photojournalist for the Denver Post, Orange County Register, The (Toledo) Blade, and strung for the Associated Press. Molly is a member of the National Press Photographer’s Association and the Ohio News Photographer’s Association. Molly lives her life through her viewfinder.

She asks “Why?” after each new answer, learning as much as she can, while visually communicating it all. She photographs for her own curiosity, assuming no expectations, and watches the story reveal itself. She enjoys visually taking people where they cannot go themselves, preserving fleeting moments, frame by frame, that we will one day call history. Molly hopes that through her photographs future generations will be able to share the joy and sorrow of the world happening around us right now.

Molly’s photography has been published in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and London Observer among numerous other print publications. Online her photographs have appeared on,,, and other online publications. She has been awarded by The National Press Photographer’s Association, Ohio News Photographer’s Association, Society of Professional Journalists, Associated Press Managing Editors, Hearst Journalism Awards Program, USA Today Network Journalism awards, Media Network of Central Ohio and Ohio Public Images.

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