About Trent

Trent Sprague (they/them) is a freelance photojournalist based out of Chicago, Ill. 

They're returning to freelancing following a six-month stint as the fall photo intern for the Chicago Tribune, an internship that they'd dreamed about since joining their high school newspaper in 2017. Prior to interning at the Tribune, they'd worked as the photo intern at The Montana Standard in Butte, Mont. in summer 2022 and had a six-month stint as the fall photo intern at The Virginian-Pilot/Daily Press in Norfolk, Va. in 2021.

Whenever they're not freelancing, they can be found watching animated TV shows with Harley Quinn being the current go-to, reading Sci-Fi books, or riding their bike when they get around to fixing it again.

Additionally between freelance assignments, Trent attends Columbia College Chicago in pursuit of their BA in photojournalism after transferring there in 2022 from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio following a gap year due to the uncertainty and chaos of the early COVID-19 pandemic.

They can be contacted at trentspraguephoto@gmail.com or 224-325-7759 with questions or assignment requests!

Photo by my bestie, Shanna Madison - shannamadison.com


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