Traffic map

Paul Valade

Lake County Photo Editor
  • Phone(847) 680-5604
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

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.

Complete the form below to send Paul a message

Your full name
Your e-mail address
Your phone number
Your message
items 1-10 out of 39

Mundelein High School celebrates homecoming

Sep 12 2014 | 5:37 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 | 1:54 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 | 8:11 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 | 4:50 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.

Cops stake out Dunkin’ Donuts in Third Lake to raise money for charity

May 30 2014 | 4:26 pm - Around 20 members of the Lake County Sheriff's Office participated in Friday's Cop on Rooftop event at the Third Lake Dunkin’ Donuts. Donations were taken for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.

Woodland Middle School takes road trip for field days activities

May 28 2014 | 3:29 pm - Two hundred Woodland Middle School students converged on the Libertyville Sports Complex Wednesday for a field day event. The students played soccer, basketball, field hockey and scaled the climbing wall.

Reading comes alive at Woodland Elementary East’s Readers Theater

May 27 2014 | 4:51 pm - Reading came alive for teacher Krystyna Jakielski and her Woodland Elementary East second grade students Tuesday. Jakielski’s 21 students presented a Readers Theater and performed three short plays for parents and siblings.

Actors, cannons help Vernon Hills students learn about Civil War

May 15 2014 | 7:08 pm - Civil War re-enactors visited Hawthorn Middle School North in Vernon Hills on Thursday. Students saw live cannon fire, participated in weapons demonstrations and played Civil War-era games.

Vernon Hills High officials emphasize safety during prom week activities

May 14 2014 | 4:48 pm - Vernon Hills High School students drove golf carts through an obstacle course while wearing special goggles Wednesday to simulate the effects of drinking and driving. It was part of this week’s series of pre-prom activities hosted by school...

Chicago Sky brings Hoops for Health program to Hawthorn Woods school

Apr 15 2014 | 4:48 pm - Team members of the Chicago Sky WNBA team brought their Hoops for Health program to St. Matthew School in Hawthorn Woods on Tuesday. Students particpated in exercises, relays and learned about healthy eating.

items 1-10 out of 39

Latest Tweets