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George LeClaire

Photojournalist — Daily Herald (Chicago, IL)
Covers:  general features, breaking news, sports
Doesn't Cover: consumer

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George LeClaire has been a photojournalist with the Daily Herald for seventeen-years covering news and sports in Cook and Lake County working in the papers Arlington Heights office. George worked at the Daily Herald's Fox Valley office in Elgin for his first twelve years with the paper.
George shoots and producing news and feature videos for the Daily Herald and has earned national awards for multimedia production.
He attended high school at an American school in Munich Germany and has a degr…

How is social media changing news?

Greatly increases speak directly with readers.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Still cameras, video camera, with photo shop and final cut express.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

Operated the blue stenograph machine to print Munich American High School newspaper.


NPPA Multimedia Contest

2012 - Video

National Press Photographers 1st place Video for recording load audio of Hummingbird's wings beat 55 times a second using a tie-clip mic.