My professional background is in both the arts and in the media. I graduated from London College of Communication in 2013 with a 1st Class Honours in Photography. Since then, I have worked as a freelancer on a variety of picture desks (online and print) including Monocle, The Telegraph Magazine, Metro.co.uk and The Independent. I am also a photographer. I have strong picture editing and researching skills with good photo commissioning experience.Locked Pro Plan feature
The role entails finding the appropriate photographs to go alongside news, lifestyle and entertainment articles. It requires having a good eye for finding the most interesting picture stories across all social platforms, media channels and resources. Making graphics and cut outs on Photoshop to as leading images for a story. We must also have a clear understanding of legal covenants such as the UK Editors’ Code of Practice and copyright laws.
My tasks included: Picture researching and editing for the Good Health section of the newspaper Commissioning photo shoots
This position was for a short term contract. My tasks included picture researching for the magazine, organising photo shoots for both the in house studio and abroad, sourcing items for photoshops (e.g. furniture, clothes). I was also the in house photographer.
Picture researching for the Independent Newspaper
Reading news articles and sourcing appropriate photographs for both the newspaper and online.
Assisting on photo shoots Sourcing props for shoots Picture researching for the magazine Creating online content e.g. picture galleries