A week after newly formed photo agency SilverHub Media launched acclaimed picture editor Ian Down has joined the agency.
They say: ‘Ian will join an experienced and energised SilverHub team with a deep passion for photography, who are focused on revitalising the editorial industry.”
In his role, Ian will form a vital bridge between SilverHub’s photographers and producers, press customers and brands, bringing people together to maximise impact across both traditional and social media channels, as well as through products and activations.’
Ian – the brief CV:
• In 1983 he joined sports photography agency, Allsport, and helped to build the company that was bought by Getty Images many years later.
• He has edited photographers’ material at major sporting events around the world, including Olympic Games, World Cups, golf tournaments and cricket tours, working with some of the world’s best photographers.
• In 1990 he joined the Daily Mirror and, in March 2000, was appointed Head Of Pictures, a position he held until the end of 2015.
Ian: “I’m delighted to be involved with SilverHub. I’m struck by the sheer passion for photography across the team. We have a shared vision for how we want to work with clients, helping them out more and keeping lines of communication open. These are simple but personal touches that can get a bit lost in the digital age, so it’s really refreshing to be involved.”
Ian told PAN this morning he starts with SilverHub on Monday 25 April.
April 12 2016: New Image Agency Launched: ‘SilverHub Media’ – Acquires 2 Photo Agencies