Victoria Jaggard

Victoria Jaggard is the Executive Editor for Science at National Geographic.

Before joining National Geographic, Jaggard was the web science editor for Smithsonian magazine. She has also served as physical sciences news editor for New Scientist and as a reporter for Chemical & Engineering News. During her career, Jaggard has dug for fossils in Wyoming, investigated the occurrence of breast cancer in cats, and ridden in a next-gen moon buggy in Texas. She received a degree in science writing/journalism from Lehigh University.

When she’s not geeking out over space and dinosaurs, Jaggard can be found playing video games, watching anime, or singing in the nearest karaoke bar. She lives in Washington, D.C.