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Patrick Kunzer

Night Photo Editor
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Patrick Kunzer has served in the role as Night Photo Editor at the Daily Herald since 2006. In that role, he coordinates pictures and their use online and in the print edition of the newspaper. He manages photo staffs during the evening hours, and assists in the design of various sections of the print edition.

Prior to that, he was a staff photographer working from the newspaper's Elgin bureau. In that role, he traveled to cover events such as the Illini Road to the Final Four in college basketball and the Democratic National Convention. He also traveled to China as part of the newspaper's Suburban Mosaic Series, coverage for which he won both a Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism as well as a Chicago Journalism Association best photos of the year award. He has also won Illinois Press Photographer Association's Feature Picture of the Year award.

Prior to that he served as a staff photographer at the Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake.

He lives in Marengo with his wife and five daughters.

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Images: Postseason basketball begins in our best high school sports photos of the week

Feb 13 2018 | 10:18 am - See some of the best high school sports images this week from the Daily Herald. Photographers this week covered swimming, basketball and gymnastics.

Images: Get fired up in our best high school sports photos of the week

Feb 05 2018 | 10:16 pm - See some of the best high school sports images this week from the Daily Herald. Photographers this week covered swimming, basketball and gymnastics.

Images: Larkin vs. Streamwood, girls basketball

Feb 05 2018 | 9:55 pm - The Streamwood High School girls basketball team hosted Larkin on Monday, Feb. 5, in Streamwood. The host Sabres celebrated senior night.

Images: Gymnastics excitement is featured in our best high school sports photos of the week

Jan 29 2018 | 4:15 pm - See some of the best high school sports images this week from the Daily Herald. Photographers this week covered swimming, basketball and gymnastics.

Images: Opening night at the 26th SoxFest

Jan 26 2018 | 6:11 pm - See images from opening night Friday of SoxFest 2018 at the Hilton Chicago. The 26th annual Chicago White Sox fan convention runs through the weekend.

Images: Stop and take a look at our best high school sports photos of the week

Jan 22 2018 | 9:59 pm - See some of the best high school sports images this week from the Daily Herald. Photographers this week covered swimming, basketball and gymnastics.

Images: Get wrapped up in our best high school sports photos of the week

Jan 15 2018 | 6:26 pm - See some of the best high school sports images this week from the Daily Herald. Photographers this week covered basketball and gymnastics.

Images: Carpentersville’s Bradie Tennell prepares for the PyeongChang Olympics

Jan 17 2018 | 4:40 pm - See Carpentersville’s Bradie Tennell, the top finisher at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Tennell has been selected for the U.S. team for the PyeongChang Olympics and practiced in Buffalo Grove on Tuesday.

Images: Martin Luther King, Jr. honored in the suburbs and nationwide

Jan 15 2018 | 9:13 pm - People honored the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. through worship, service and letting their voices be heard on Monday.

Images: Winter storm moves through the suburbs

Jan 16 2018 | 1:33 pm - See scenes from a winter storm that delivered a blanket of snow in the Chicago area Monday and was expected to dump as much as five inches of snow before moving on.

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