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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: Damage in the Wake of Friday Storms

Jul 21 2017 | 10:36 pm - See damage from Friday storms that moved through the suburbs of Chicago. Impacted towns included Elgin and Itasca.

Images: Monday Holiday Festivals and Fireworks

Jul 03 2017 | 10:29 pm - See moments from holiday festivals and fireworks Monday in Arlington Heights,Bartlett, Lincolnshire, Wheaton and Mundelein.

Images: Friday Night Holiday Festivals

Jun 30 2017 | 10:22 pm - See moments from holiday festivals Friday in Arlington Heights, Barrington, Palatine, Lisle, and Mundelein.

Images: A Grand Finale in our best high school sports photos of the week

Jun 10 2017 | 9:26 pm - See the final edition for this school year of some of the best high school sports images from the Daily Herald this week. Photographers covered state finals in baseball and softball. Thanks for viewing - See you again in August!

Images: State finals action heats up in our best high school sports photos of the week

Jun 06 2017 | 8:07 am - See some of the best high school sports images from the Daily Herald this week. Photographers covered state finals in soccer and also postseason softball and baseball.

Images: Lake Zurich High School graduation

Jun 04 2017 | 6:52 pm - Lake Zurich High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 4 at the school in Lake Zurich.

Images: Rolling Meadows High School graduation

Jun 04 2017 | 6:36 pm - Rolling Meadows High School held its graduation on Sunday, June 4, at the school.

Images: Sweet moments in our best high school sports photos of the week

May 30 2017 | 7:59 am - See some of the best high school sports images from the Daily Herald this week. Photographers covered state finals in boys track and more.

Images: Geneva High School graduation

May 28 2017 | 6:47 pm - Geneva High School held its 2017 commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 28 at the school in Geneva.

Images: Aurora Christian High School graduation

May 28 2017 | 6:42 pm - Aurora Christian High School held its 2017 commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 28 at the school in Aurora.

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