The Times has made a number of appointments to the picture desk.
Sara Rumens has been appointed as picture editor. Rumens was previously picture editor at Grazia. Kelly Preedy has joined as senior picture researcher. Preedy was previously picture editor at Marie Claire.
Sally Mitchenall and Portia Webb have both been appointed picture researcher for travel and arts respectively.
Jodie McEwan has also joined the pictures desk as picture researcher.