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Magazine

Masthead

Editor in Chief: Susan Goldberg

Deputy Editor in Chief: Jamie Shreeve
Managing Editor: David Brindley
Executive Editor Digital: Dan Gilgoff
Director of Photography: Sarah Leen
Executive Editor News and Features: David Lindsey
Creative Director: Emmet Smith

News/Features

Short-Form Director: Patricia Edmonds
Deputy News Director: Gabe Bullard
Editors: Marla Cone, Christine Dell’Amore, Peter Gwin, John Hoeffel, Victoria Jaggard, Robert Kunzig, Glenn Oeland, Oliver Payne
Writers: Jeremy Berlin, Eve Conant, Michael Greshko, Brian Clark Howard, Becky Little, Laura Parker, Kristin Romey, Rachel Hartigan Shea, Daniel Stone, Mark Strauss, Nina Strochlic, A. R. Williams, Catherine Zuckerman
Contributing Writers: Robert Draper, Cynthia Gorney, David Quammen, Craig Welch
Special Investigations: Bryan Christy; Rachael Bale, Jani Actman
Administration: Natasha Daly

Photography

Deputy Directors: Whitney C. Johnson, Patrick Witty
Your Shot Director: Monica C. Corcoran
Business Manager: Jenny Trucano
Senior Photo Editors: Kathy Moran (Natural History), Kurt Mutchler (Science); Todd James, Alexa Keefe, Sadie Quarrier, Vaughn Wallace, Jessie Wender, Nicole Werbeck
Associate Photo Editors: Matt Adams, Mallory Benedict, Adrian Coakley, Janna Dotschkal, Jehan Jillani, Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel
Photo Producer: Jeanne M. Modderman
Assistant Photo Editors: Melody Rowell, Jake Rutherford
Staff Photographers: Rebecca Hale, Mark Thiessen
Digital Imaging: Christina Micek, Edward Samuel
Photo Coordinators: Edward Benfield, Lisa Jewell, Elena Sheveiko
Administration: Veronica Kresse

Design

Director: Michael Tribble
Senior Design Editors: John Baxter, Elaine H. Bradley
Design Editor: Hannah Tak
Design Specialists: Scott Burkhard, Sandi Owatverot-Nuzzo

Art/Graphics

Director: John Tomanio
Senior Graphics Editors: Fernando G. Baptista, Manuel Canales, Monica Serrano, Jason Treat
Graphics Editor: Daniela Santamarina (Production)
Junior Graphics Editors: Riley Champine, Daisy Chung, Andrew Umentum
Researcher: Ryan Williams

Cartography

Director: Damien Saunder
Director of Cartographic Databases: Theodore A. Sickley
Senior Cartography Editors: Ryan Morris (Interactives); Matthew W. Chwastyk
Cartography Editors: Lauren E. James, Charles A. Preppernau
Map Editor: Rosemary P. Wardley
Business Operations Specialist: Nicole Washington

Copy/Research

Deputy Managing Editor: Amy Kolczak
Research Director: Alice S. Jones
Copy Editors: Preeti Aroon, Cindy Leitner, Mary Beth Oelkers-Keegan
Researchers: Elizabeth S. Atalay, Christy Ullrich Barcus, Nora Gallagher, Taryn L. Salinas, Heidi Schultz, Brad Scriber

Digital Publishing

Creative Director: Bethany Powell
Vice President Video: James Williams
Programming Director: Alissa Swango
Adventure Editorial Director: Mary Anne Potts
Senior Blogger: April Fulton
Designers: Kevin DiCesare, Chan Young Park, Vito Žarković
Web Producers: Janey Adams, Heather Brady, Korena Di Roma, Jess Estepa, Sarah Gibbens, John Kondis, Kat Long, Francis Rivera
Video Producers: Jeff Hertrick; Stephanie Atlas, James Burch, Kathryn Carlson, Gabriella Garcia-Pardo, Will Halicks, Rachel Link, Nick Lunn, Edythe McNamee, Jennifer Murphy, Jed Winer
Editorial Services: Nancy Gupton; Liane DiStefano, Emily Shenk Flory, Brett Weisband
Production Managers: Lisa Covi, Trish Dorsey
Coordinators: Rachel Brown, Sandra Oyeneyin

Operations/Finance

Assistant to Editor in Chief: Joey Wolfkill
Business Operations Manager: Cole Ingraham
Scheduling: Tracey Franklin
Contracts: Edwin Sakyi
Administration: Jackie Rowe
Finance: Jeannette Swain; Nikisha Long; Allison Bradshaw, Leticia Rivera

Communications

Directors: Ann Day, Anna Kukelhaus Dynan
National Geographic Creative Vice President: Alice Keating
National Geographic Creative: Mimi Dornack, Stacy Gold, John Rutter
Content Strategy Vice President: Dave E. Smith
Senior Business Analyst: Gina L. Cicotello
Systems: Robert Giroux, Patrick Twomey

Consumer Marketing

Executive Vice President: Terrence Day
Senior Vice President Member Marketing: Elizabeth M. Safford
Vice Presidents: John MacKethan, John A. Seeley
Directors: Anne Barker, Richard Brown, Tracy Pelt

Production Services

Senior Vice President: Phillip L. Schlosser
Imaging Vice President: Thomas J. Craig
Imaging: Wendy K. Smith; Rahsaan J. Jackson
Quality Technical Director: Clayton R. Burneston
Quality: Michael G. Lappin, William D. Reicherts
Distribution and Advertising Production: Kristin M. Semeniuk
Business Magazine Director: Greg Storer

International Editions

Deputy Editorial Director: Darren Smith
Multimedia Editor: Laura L. Toraldo
Production Specialist: Beata Kovacs Nas

Editors
Arabic:
Alsaad Omar Almenhaly
Brazil: Ronaldo Ribiero
Bulgaria: Krassimir Drumev
China: Ai Shaoqiang
Croatia: Hrvoje Prćić
Czechia: Tomáš Tureček
Estonia: Erkki Peetsalu
Farsi: Babak Nikkhah Bahrami
France: Jean-Pierre Vrignaud
Georgia: Levan Butkhuzi
Germany: Florian Gless
Hungary: Tamás Vitray
India: Niloufer Venkatraman
Indonesia: Didi Kaspi Kasim
Israel: Daphne Raz
Italy: Marco Cattaneo
Japan: Shigeo Otsuka
Kazakhstan: Yerkin Zhakipov
Korea: Junemo Kim
Latin America: Claudia Muzzi Turullols
Lithuania: Frederikas Jansonas
Netherlands/Belgium: Aart Aarsbergen
Nordic Countries: Karen Gunn
Poland: Martyna Wojciechowska
Portugal: Gonçalo Pereira
Romania: Catalin Gruia
Russia: Andrey Palamarchuk
Serbia: Igor Rill
Slovenia: Marija Javornik
Spain: Josep Cabello
Taiwan: Yungshih Lee
Thailand: Kowit Phadungruangkij
Turkey: Nesibe Bat



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