Personal Details




Octavia Lamb


London and South East




People & Culture / Lifestyle

Public Contact Details
07929 982592

Employment Details

Company Name

Octavia Lamb

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Current Status

Full Time Freelance

Employment History

Freelance Magazine Picture Researcher and Editor, various
February 2010 – present
Radio Times, Lonely Planet Traveller, Good Food, Olive (Immediate Media, prev BBC WW); Country Life (IPC Media); More! (prev Bauer); G2 (Guardian Newspapers); The White Review

Freelance Website Image Content Consultant, Artist Rooms Foundation
November 2012 – present
Making images web-ready; clearing Artists’ copyright

Freelance Books Picture Researcher, various
May 2010 – present
Penguin history books; Penguin book jackets; Thames & Hudson – film and art history books; Atlantic Publishing – political memoirs

Picture Editor, Penguin Books
December 2008 – July 2009
Researching pictures for a full range of book jackets

Picture Editor, Lonely Planet Magazine, BBC Worldwide (now Immediate Media)
August 2008 – November 2008; August 2009 – February 2010
High-profile launch issue in December 2008

Picture Editor, Think Publishing
November 2007 – May 2008

Picture Researcher, Radio Times, BBC Worldwide
October 2005 – October 2007

Picture Researcher/Editor, Geographical, Think Publishing June 2003 – April 2005

Picture Desk Assistant, Radio Times, BBC Worldwide November 2002 – May 2003

Do you have experience in commissioning other researchers?