Tatu Onkalo

Visual Editor, Ilta-Sanomat


Visual Editor



Tatu Onkalo works as a visual editor at the news desk of Ilta-Sanomat, the most popular news website and mobile service in Finland. His work is to take care of iltasanomat.fi's daily visual appearance, meaning everything from photo researching to providing support for the reporters in their work. Before moving to online work in 2015, Tatu was a part of the layout team in the Ilta-Sanomat newspaper.
Tatu has studied journalism in the university of Jyväskylä, including one year course in visual journalism in University of Art and Design Helsinki. Before joining Ilta-Sanomat in 2009, he enjoyed local journalism as a reporter for newspapers Pyhäjokiseutu in his hometown Oulainen and Itä-Häme in Heinola. For the semester of 2013-2014 he returned to Jyväskylä as a photographer and layout editor for the student newspaper Jylkkäri.