Client Profile: Mining the Wires at TIME

March 4, 2013

By David Walker

© AFP Photo/Marco Longari

A photo of Egyptian demonstrators by AFP's Marco Longari, TIME's Best Photographer on the Wires for 2012.

Around the offices of TIME magazine, the photo department has taken to calling Senior Photo Editor Phil Bicker “Man on the Wire.” He spends hours scanning the photo feeds of various wire services—AP, AFP, EPA, Reuters, Landov, Zuma Press and Getty Images—for the weekly double-truck image feature at the front of the magazine, as well as for the online “Pictures...

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