Caroline Hunter is a picture editor for The Guardian Weekend magazine, the award-winning supplement to the Guardian newspaper. She has been a picture editor for over twenty years and has worked with some of the most prominent names in photography. Caroline has commissioned and art-directed a wide range of photography, from still-life and documentary photography to concept and celebrity cover shoots. She studied Fashion Journalism at the London College of Fashion followed by a BA (hons) degree in English Literature at Birkbeck, University of London. She has also undertaken short postgraduate courses in Fine Art photography and Studio photography.
Caroline worked as a picture researcher for The Saturday Telegraph Magazine and a picture editor for Emap magazines, and Time Out London. She has also worked as a photography producer for a design company and a writer/editor. In 2014, Caroline was the photography consultant for a new innovative digital magazine, The Long and Short, published by the UK charity, Nesta. She is also a regular portfolio reviewer at international photo-festivals. She has also given talks and workshops on photography.
Caroline has been a jury member for a number of leading international photography competitions including PDN Annual, Portrait of Britain, Critical Mass/Photo Lucida, LensCulture's Street Photography awards, Gomma Grant and Ojodopez Human Values. In 2017, Caroline was invited to be a nominator for the prestigious Deutsche Borse Photography Foundation prize. This year, Caroline was named Picture Editor of the year, together with colleague Kate Edwards, at the British Society of Magazine Editors talent awards 2019.
Caroline is a picture editor for The Guardian Weekend Magazine and was a TV judge in the second series of Sky Arts Master of Photography
Twitter - @cazhunter
photo credit: CR[O]MO Agency/ (c) Daniele Cruciani, courtesy of Sky Arts.