About Trent Sprague

Trent Sprague is a Freelance Photographer based out of Arlington Heights, IL. He attends Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a minor in Business.

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Wittenberg University Communications Photojournalist Trent Sprague captures a Wittenberg Women’s Volleyball match against Thomas More on Sept 15, 2018. (Delaney Slattery/The Wittenberg Torch)

Trent was interested in photography at an early age as he received his first camera at the end of eighth grade and began to develop his photographic skills.

Trent founded Trent Sprague Photography at the end of his freshman year at John Hersey High School, while acting as the photographer for the Hersey Track and Field team.

Trent joined the staff of The Correspondent, during his junior and senior years at Hersey as a staff photojournalist.

Currently, Trent interns as a Photojournalist for the Office of University Communications at Wittenberg University. He often covers the University’s many on campus events in addition to covering sporting events for the Athletics Department.

Trent also is part of the campus newspaper, The Wittenberg Torch, as a photojournalist.

Trent is available at trentspraguephoto@gmail.com

 


Awards

Superior Rating, First Year Photo – Journalism Education Association, November 2017

Eagle Scout Award – Boy Scouts of America, December 2017

Honorable Mention, Athletes in Action – Jostens Yearbook Photo Contest, April 2018

Second Place, Best Sports Photo – Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper and Digital Media Contest, May 2018

Second Place, Best Video Story – awarded to Joshua Irvine & Trent Sprague of The Correspondent, Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper and Digital Media Contest, May 2018

Third Place, Best Photo Story – awarded to Katherine Wiemold & Trent Sprague of The Correspondent,  Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper and Digital Media Contest, May 2018

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