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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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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.

Images: #TBT Gallery looks back at suburban garden clubs

Feb 03 2016 | 9:59 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 | 6:27 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 | 4:47 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 | 6:07 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 | 6:42 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.

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