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Mark Black

Staff Photographer
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Mark Black has been a Senior Staff Photographer in 2009, prior to that he served as one of many award winning staff photographers, since joining the newspaper in 1993. In addition to his photographic responsibilities Mark is the companies Copyright Administrator handing the release of all Daily Herald intellectual property for commercial, editorial and personal use. In 2007 Mark was chosen to be the Assistant Project Manager, Trainer and Power User for new Saxotech front-end system deployment. As a Power User he was part of a small elite group of editorial employees that were charged with the responsibility to the design, implement and deploy the companies largest system upgrade since its inception in 1871. In addition to all of these responsibilities he is a substitute Photography Department Supervisor, Night and Sunday Photo Editor.

During his years at the Daily Herald Mark has been honored for his work with awards from various journalism organization from around the country that include the National Press Photographers Association, Associated Press, Illinois Press Photographers Association, Inland Press and the Chicago Headline Club.

Mark has enjoyed covering such events as the 1998 NBA Finals, the 1996 Republican Convention in San Diego, CA, the 2001 inauguration of President George W. Bush along with more somber moments such as being one of first media members on the scene of the Brown's Chicken Massacre in Palatine.

In 1999 Mark Black was elected Vice President of the Illinois Press Photographers Association and was re-elected 5 times for a total of 10 years of service to an organization that promotes quality photojournalism in the state of Illinois.

Mark graduated from Columbia College with a Degree in Photojournalism where he was an elected officer of the college's National Press Photographers Association student chapter.

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Images: Fenton High School graduation

May 20 2018 | 4:32 pm - Fenton High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the school in Bensenville.

Images: York High School graduation

May 20 2018 | 5:11 pm - York Community High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the school in Elmhurst.

Images: Chad Lowry named the 2018 Daily Herald’s Fittest Loser

May 15 2018 | 9:38 pm - See the winner of the 2018 Daily Herald Fittest Loser contest unveiled Tuesday night at Chandler’s Banquets in Schaumburg.

Winning images of our weekly photo contest

Apr 25 2018 | 2:47 pm - Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of the bunch and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of April 23.

Images: White Sox fall to the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-4

Apr 09 2018 | 10:06 pm - The Chicago White Sox fell 5-4 to the Tampa Bay Rays at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago Monday.

Images: Larkin clinches trip to the Class 4A state finals in basketball with a 53-46 win over Benet

Mar 13 2018 | 10:25 pm - Larkin won 53-46 over Benet Academy in a Class 4A NIU boys basketball supersectional on Tuesday, March 13 at the Convocation Center in DeKalb. The Royals advance to the state final four and face Belleville West at 5:30pm Friday in Peoria.

Images: Dundee-Crown falls to Rockford Jefferson, 77-48 in Class 4A boys sectional semifinal basketball

Mar 07 2018 | 10:13 pm - Dundee-Crown fell to Rockford Jefferson, 77-48 in a Class 4A boys basketball sectional semifinal on March 7, 2018, in Algonquin

Images: Benet over Bartlett, 47-41 in boys Class 4A sectional semifinal basketball

Mar 06 2018 | 10:45 pm - Benet Academy won 47-41 over Bartlett in a Class 4A boys basketball sectional semifinal on March 6, 2018.

Images: Willowbrook over Naperville North, 47-43 in boys Class 4A sectional semifinal basketball

Mar 06 2018 | 9:40 pm - Willowbrook won 47-43 over Naperville North in a Class 4A boys basketball sectional semifinal on March 6, 2018.

Images: Naperville Central vs. Glenbard West, boys Class 4A regional semifinal basketball

Feb 28 2018 | 10:02 pm - Glenbard West played Naperville Central in a Class 4A boys basketball regional semifinal on February 28, 2018, in Addison.

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