About Doug Daniels...

A native of Pinckneyville, now living in Du Quoin, Doug Daniels has been working in sports journalism with Pinckneyville, Du Quoin and Elverado schools for the past 18 years. He began as a sports writer with the Du Quoin Evening Call in 2001, then became their sports editor in 2010. In January of 2016, Doug left the Call to become the sports editor at two weekly newspapers - the Pinckneyville Press and the Du Quoin Weekly - until leaving in December 2017.

Doug also runs a successful photography studio, Doug Daniels Photography, which specializes in high school senior portraits. His services there also include weddings, family portraits, newborns, glamour, boudoir, and various other forms of photography.

With 13/51 Sports, duquoinsports.com, pinckneyvillesports.com and elveradosports.com, Doug will be bringing his award-winning sports coverage to you faster, more efficiently, and more in-depth. Expect a vast collection of his photography, which has won three Illinois Press Association awards in the Sports Photo category. Expect timely posting of content, and the same coverage that won his work Illinois Press Association and Southern Illinois Editorial Association awards in the Sports Section category five out of six years from 2011 to 2017.

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