Introducing the State of Journalism 2019. Learn how journalists find their news, use social media, and work with PR teams. Get your copy

George LeClaire

Verified
Chicago
Photojournalist — Daily Herald (Chicago, IL)
Covers:  general features, breaking news, sports
Doesn't Cover: consumer
Photojournalist dailyherald.com/newsroom/Georg…

Contact Information

Get email and phone contact information for George by joining Muck Rack.
Learn More
Website
Website
Social Media

Are you a journalist?

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.

Create a Portfolio
Read Full Bio →

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.
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.

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.