Experienced picture editing and research from newspapers, magazines and twenty years freelancing in book publishing.
Specialist subjects include history, (MA: Medieval & Tudor Studies, BA Hons: Classical Civilisation), art, (Dip RSA at Christie’s, London),
as well as a large portfolio of gardening, food, lifestyle and other illustrated factual titles.
Adept at working either to a defined picture list, or by implementing image content on view of manuscript or copy. I have worked with several high profile authors, including Jeremy Paxman, Laurence Rees, Max Hastings, Simon Schama, Bill Bryson, Paddy Ashdown, Sir John Major, Peter Taylor, Patrick Bishop, Dan Snow, Jonathan Dimbleby and Peter Ackroyd.
Focused and dedicated with meticulous attention to scheduling and budget. Management of all copyright clearance, permissions and fees negotiation.
Established contacts within specialist picture libraries, photographers & agencies.