Paul Valade

Deputy Director of Visual Journalism
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Paul Valade was named the Lake County Photo Editor in 2008 after working as a staff photographer for the Daily Herald for 13 years. His daily duties include planning photo assignments for the Lake County photo staff, working with editors and reporters to arrange photo coverage and shooting news, sports, features and business assignments.

Prior to his employment at the Daily Herald, Valade was a staff photographer in Crystal Lake at the Northwest Herald. He worked there for nine years. He enjoys covering the day-to-day happenings in Lake County and contributes to the Daily Herald's online news photo coverage through his photos and videos.

Valade is a member of the National Press Photographers Association, the Illinois Press Photographers Association and the Associated Press Photo Managers organization. He has won numerous awards through photo contests sponsored by these organizations. Valade is a journalism graduate from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

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Images: #TBT Gallery features bicycles in the suburbs

May 25 2016 | 2:12 pm - This week’s #TBT gallery looks back at bicycles from the 1960s and 70s. Bike rodeos, police auctions and races were very popular back in those days.

Images: Grayslake Central High School graduation

May 23 2016 | 9:18 am - Grayslake Central High School held its graduation cerermony on Sunday, May 22 in Grayslake.

Images: Grayslake North High School graduation

May 23 2016 | 9:14 am - Grayslake North High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 22 in Grayslake.

Images: WWII aircraft carrier documentary

May 24 2016 | 9:11 am - Emmy Award-winning Wheaton native writes, directs and produces WTTW TV documentary about the training of WWII aircraft carrier pilots in Lake Michigan.

Images: Cop on a Rooftop fundraiser

May 20 2016 | 4:11 pm - Hundreds of law enforcement officers are staking out Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops this morning to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois - hoping to beat last year’s statewide total of $540,000 collected.

Meadoview School students celebrate Arbor Day in Grayslake with tree planting

Apr 29 2016 | 2:27 pm - Meadowview School students and Grayslake Community Park District employees plant four trees near the school to celebrate Arbor Day.

Butterfield students conduct STEM experiments in Libertyville

Apr 27 2016 | 3:53 pm - Buterfield School fourth- and fifth-grade students participate in STEM Week at the Libertyville school.

Children at Libertyville Cooperative Nursery School explore the arts

Apr 13 2016 | 3:46 pm - About 100 kids are participating in the “Week of the Young Child” program at the Libertyville Cooperative Nursery School.

Hawthorn Middle School students tackle cancer, poverty in education

Apr 07 2016 | 3:35 pm - About 21 Hawthorn Middle School South students worked on bead kits Thursday for use by children undergoing cancer treatment. That’s just one outreach project students at the two Hawthorn Elementary District 73 middle schools are participating...

Images: #TBT Gallery features dance in the suburbs

Mar 02 2016 | 4:18 pm - This week’s #TBT Gallery takes a look back at dance in the suburbs from 1969-1970.

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