Paul Valade

Lake County Photo Editor
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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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Meet the Palatine woman whose goal is to prevent drug-related deaths

Dec 26 2014 | 7:28 pm - Chelsea Laliberte, 29 of Palatine, lost her brother Alex to a heroin overdose in 2008. Now, she is founder and executive director of Live4Lali with a mission to provide individuals, families, communities, organizations and businesses with effective...

Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center hosts annual Gift of Giving event

Dec 16 2014 | 5:20 pm - About 180 children at the Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center are hard at work this week making 400 hand-packed care boxes filled with food and toiletries. The boxes will be donated to various local charities and food pantries as part of the...

Wauconda covered in yarn

Oct 23 2014 | 6:40 pm - The Unraveled Yarn Shop sponsored a “yarn bomb” in Wauconda, where benches and various fixtures in the downtown area are covered in handmade yarn pieces.

Kids paint pumpkins, touch trucks in Libertyville

Oct 18 2014 | 10:55 pm - Saturday's annual Pumpkin Fest in downtown Libertyville and Cook Park is a fall tradition that provides fun activities for families, including entertainment, pumpkin painting, a food collection and crafts. The Libertyville Junor Women's Club and...

Round Lake’s homecoming parade a rousing affair

Oct 18 2014 | 8:27 pm - Rain did not damper a homecoming parade Saturday for Round Lake High School. Residents lined the streets holding umbrellas as children scampered for candy thrown against the curb as the parade headed south on Cedar Lake Road from Hawthorne Drive in...

Frassati, Transfiguration, St. Mary host School Choice rallies

Sep 25 2014 | 4:30 pm - Catholic Consortium of Lake County’s students, teachers, educators and parents gathered Thursday for an Illinois School Choice Rally Day. Frassati Catholic Academy and Transfiguration Elementary School in Wauconda held their rally around the...

Mundelein High School celebrates homecoming

Sep 12 2014 | 6:37 pm - “There’s No Place Like Homecoming” is this year’s theme for Mundelein High School’s homecoming. The school held its annual parade Friday, stepping off from Hawley Street and Prospect Avenue.

New iPads, playground greet Oak Grove students

Aug 22 2014 | 2:54 pm - The first day of classes Friday at Oak Grove Elementary School was particularly exciting as students were greeted by a new playground and iPads.

Children’s Party a highlight of Libertyville Days

Jun 13 2014 | 9:11 pm - Libertyville Days in Cook Park moved into its second day Friday, featuring a children's party. The festival continues through Sunday, and the Libertyville Days parade steps off at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Theater and Lego robotics part of Mundelein Summer Enrichment Program

Jun 04 2014 | 5:50 pm - Around 40 students are participating in Mundelein School District 75's Summer Enrichment Program at Mechanics Grove School. Theatre Camp and Lego Robotics for Beginners are being held during the first session.

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