Russ O Connell

Russ O’Connell

Picture Editor, The Sunday Times Magazine

Russ O’Connell is the Picture Editor of the prestigious Sunday Times Magazine; his latest step in a sixteen year career forged within the photographic and magazine publishing sectors.

He worked for some of the biggest consumer publications in the UK Market, before fulfilling a lifelong career ambition of working for the longest standing colour newspaper magazine, The Sunday Times, famed for its history of printing the best in photojournalism, portraiture and photographic essays. He has worked with some of the biggest photographers in the world, both in the UK and abroad, commissioning assignments ranging from high-end celebrity portraiture and fashion shoots to in-depth reportage photography. He has been interviewed by the BBC, CH5 and has partaken in numerous editorial interviews about his career as a picture editor.

Russ has previously been on the judging panel for the Sony World Photography Awards, Amnesty International media awards, and judged for The Royal Photographic Society for their annual print awards.