Company News: TNR boosts picture team with Daily Mail hire
London 24th September 2015: Craig Gunn has joined TNR, the broadcast PR and content experts, as Photography Manager. He joins with over 12 years’ experience from Daily Mail where he was Executive Picture Editor.
As part of the Press Association, TNR use their experience and skills on behalf of clients to create multi-media campaigns. Craig will lead the team responsible for photography, a major growth area for TNR, and use his editorial insight to create picture briefs and campaigns which will have widespread media appeal.
Craig Gunn, Photography Manager, said, “I’ve always been impressed by the quality of work from TNR and I am excited to take it to the next level. Good images can be the difference between a mediocre campaign and an unforgettable one and if done well, can command more column inches. I am looking forward to advising agencies and brands from the outset for all their photography needs to ensure maximum and meaningful results.”
Amanda Poole-Connor, MD of TNR, added, “Craig has been at the front line of large scale editorial photography at the UK’s leading newspaper and popular online site for 12 years. He will spearhead our drive to increase the scale and scope of the photography work we do, with a greater focus on developing strategic and lasting relationships with the UK’s biggest brands.
“Craig’s experience, combined with our unique access to PA photographers and the PA Picture Wire means we can provide an unrivalled level of editorial experience at TNR. We can not only offer the very best advice and strategic rationale but can implement campaigns which will capture the imagination of newsrooms around the country.”
Craig joins the team in September and will be based in London. He will work closely with Phoebe Jenner, Picture Editor, who joined from PA’s picture desk where she spent five years as Assignments Editor. Their combined expertise and consultancy will ensure TNR continue to offer clients a 99.9% hit rate on the PA Picture wire.
Craig also has prior experience at London Lite, Hello! Magazine and worked in PR for four years promoting the European Film Awards and BFI events, including the London, Berlin and Cannes Film Festivals.