Rockne Roll

Multimedia Journalist


Rockne Roll is a multimedia journalist for the News-Register and Discover Yamhill Valley. A sort of journalistic “jack of all trades,” Roll’s primary duties center around sports reporting and photography, tourism writing and photography and video production.

Roll joined the News-Register staff in September 2014 from the News-Times in Newport, where he worked as a photographer and sports writer. Roll won second place for Best Sports Photo (Multi-Issue Weeklies) in the 2014 ONPA Better Newspapers Contest. 

Roll received a bachelor’s in political science from Oregon State University in 2010 and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Oregon in 2012. In his limited free time, he enjoys baseball and reading. 

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