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 looks back at suburban garden clubs

Feb 03 2016 | 8:59 pm - This week’s #TBT Gallery features images from the 1966 and 1970 Daily Herald photo archives of suburban garden clubs.

‘Dichromatism’ helps seventh-grader win Lincolnshire spelling bee

Jan 27 2016 | 5:27 pm - Nearly 50 students in fourth through eighth grades went head-to-head Wednesday in Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103’s annual spelling bee, for a chance to move on to the sectional competition next month.

Half Day students study giant South America map in Lincolnshire

Jan 12 2016 | 3:47 pm - Third- and fourth-grade students at Half Day School in Lincolnshire have been exploring South America on a giant floor map.

Images: Christmas Eve around the world

Dec 24 2015 | 5:07 pm - People around the world spent Christmas Eve worshipping, shopping, traveling, packing food for the hungry and having fun with family.

St. Matthew School hosts Christmas lunch

Dec 18 2015 | 5:42 pm - St. Matthew Lutheran School in Hawthorn Woods continued its Christmas lunch tradition Friday with an event that featured gifts, songs and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Images: Barrington vs. Jacobs boys basketball

Dec 14 2015 | 10:24 pm - Barrington High School hosted Jacobs High School for boys basketball action on Monday, Dec. 14 in Barrington.

Images: Icons of Antioch

Dec 04 2015 | 3:17 pm - We roamed around Antioch photographing things that caught our eye. The obvious and the obscure, big stuff and small. But all identifiable to Antioch.

Veterans, seniors honored at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Mundelein

Nov 11 2015 | 10:59 am - About 45 veterans and seniors were treated to breakfast, bingo and a band concert as part of a Veterans Day celebration Wednesday morning at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Mundelein.

Lindenhurst honors service at Veterans Day ceremony

Nov 11 2015 | 4:58 pm - More than 200 veterans, military personnel, students and appreciative citizens surrounded the Lindenhurst Veterans Memorial on Wednesday to give thanks to those who’ve served their country.

‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean replica lands at Stevenson High School

Oct 21 2015 | 4:04 pm - Stevenson High School students and staff got an up-close look at a DeLorean time machine replica made famous in the "Back to the Future" films Wednesday in Lincolnshire.

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