Vaughn Wallace is a Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic, contributing to the magazine’s science and environment coverage. He was previously the Deputy Photo Editor at Al Jazeera America and the staff producer at TIME LightBox. In 2016 and 2015, Wallace's portfolio of photo editing received an Award of Excellence in POYI. He has served on juries including the World Press Photo contest, PDN Photo Annual, Photolucida Critical Mass and other competitions.
Wallace is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he studied journalism and the rhetoric of historic and contemporary photography. He lives in Washington D.C., and in his free time enjoys mountain biking, cyclocross racing and learning to fly.