Tom Seymour

Tom is a multi award-winning journalist with a specialism in arts and film.

He is currently the Museums & Heritage Editor of The Art Newspaper, the journal of record for the art world. He edits all museums content in print and online, and often co-hosts the award-winning The Week in Art podcast. For The Art Newspaper queries, email

As a freelance journalist, he has published in print on more than sixty occasions for The Guardian and The Observer.

He has also published print features for The New York Times, The Financial Times, FT Weekend, Telegraph and New Statesman amongst others. He has contributed to various outlets of the BBC across digital, radio and television.

He won Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards 2020 and Specialist Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards 2019 and 2021 for his work with The Royal Photographic Society.

In addition to his journalism work, Tom is also an Associate Lecturer at University of the Arts London, lecturing in photography and journalism across numerous MA and BA courses.

Earlier in his career, he held editorial positions at British Journal of Photography and i-D.

In 2017, Tom and Sian Davey co-created Together, an amalgam of photography and writing which exhibited at London’s National Portrait Gallery for a month. The work was featured in The Financial Times, The Guardian and The Evening Standard.

See tabs for photography, film and arts reporting, branded editorial work and experience in broadcasting, curation and teaching. Illustration is by Hannah Cousins.

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