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Rick WestAssistant Photo Editor
Rick West is a staff photographer who has been with the Daily Herald since 2000. He covers communities around Kane County on a daily basis, but his job has afforded him the opportunity to shoot events including a relief trip to earthquake-ravaged Haiti, the Republican National Convention, the Chicago Bears' most recent trip to the Super Bowl in Miami, and the 2010 Stanley Cup championship and ensuing celebrations.
Rick has won numerous awards from the National Press Photographers Association, the Illinois Press Photographers Association and The Associated Press.
He is a graduate of Ohio State University and lives in Kane County with his wife and daughter.