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George LeClaire

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

Photojournalist dailyherald.com/newsroom/Georg

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Biography

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.
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@GeorgeLeClaire — 8,098 followers, 13,237 tweets

May 25, 2017

Our hummingbird has arrived but the photos I must admit are from two years ago. I can't use the Camera now. My back is problematic. https://t.co/gitAdbyQhy

May 25, 2017

Checked out animal speak by a native American Indian from the Glenview library. @GlenPubLib https://t.co/BPOOEShvqt

May 25, 2017

Every Thursday I will post a front page with photos of mine from my wonderful 20 year carrerr at @dailyherald #ThrowBackThursday #TBT https://t.co/IvRTFYbMVy

May 25, 2017

@J_Knox Are you still doing the internal photo contest monthly? Who has been winning?

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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.

Awards

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.