Pinney joined Getty Images in 2003 as Managing Editor, News EMEA. Pinney is responsible for managing all photojournalists and running the news gathering operation across EMEA and Asia. Managing a team of photojournalists and working with Getty Images’ picture desks in London and New York, Pinney also oversees news imagery output to clients.
Pinney comes from a strong editorial background; as a Reuters veteran, Pinney held the positions of Picture Editor for their online news service and Assignment Editor for their UK desk. Pinney began his career as a photojournalist, graduating from South West News to work as a freelance covering all aspects of the news for a number of Fleet Street titles.