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Masthead

Editor in Chief: Susan Goldberg

Executive Editor Culture: Debra Adams Simmons
Managing Editor:
David Brindley
Executive Editor Digital: Dan Gilgoff
Executive Editor Science: John Hoeffel
Director of Photography: Sarah Leen
Executive Editor Text: David Lindsey
Creative Director: Emmet Smith

News/Features

Short-Form Director: Patricia Edmonds
Editors: Christine Dell’Amore, Peter Gwin, Victoria Jaggard, Robert Kunzig, Glenn Oeland, Oliver Payne
Writers: Eve Conant, Michael Greshko, Brian Clark Howard, Laura Parker, Kristin Romey, Rachel Hartigan Shea, Daniel Stone, Nina Strochlic, Catherine Zuckerman
Assistant Editor: Natasha Daly
Contributing Writers: Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, Nadia Drake, Robert Draper, Cynthia Gorney, David Quammen, Jamie Shreeve, James Verini, Craig Welch
Wildlife Watch: Rachael Bale, Jani Actman

Photography

Business Manager: Allison Bradshaw
Senior Photo Editors: Kathy Moran (Natural History), Kurt Mutchler (Science), James Wellford (Global Issues); Todd James, Alexa Keefe, Sadie Quarrier, Molly Roberts, Vaughn Wallace
Associate Photo Editors: Mallory Benedict, Julie Hau, Jehan Jillani, Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel, Elijah Walker
Assistant Photo Editor: Kaya Lee Berne
Staff Photographers: Rebecca Hale, Mark Thiessen
Digital Assets: Christina Micek, Edward Samuel
Photo Engineer: Tom O’Brien
Photo Coordinators: Danielle Amy, Gail Fletcher, Elena Sheveiko
Administration: Breann Birkenbuel

Design

Director: Michael Tribble
Senior Design Editors: Elaine H. Bradley, Marianne Seregi
Production Manager: Sandi Owatverot-Nuzzo
Associate Design Editor: Nicole Thompson

Art/Graphics

Director: John Tomanio
Senior Graphics Editors: Fernando G. Baptista, Manuel Canales, Kennedy Elliott, Brian Jacobs, Alberto Lucas López, Monica Serrano, Jason Treat
Graphics Editor: Riley Champine (Production)
Associate Graphics Editors: Daisy Chung, Clare Trainor, Soren Walljasper
Researcher:
Ryan Williams

Cartography

Director: Martin Gamache
Director of Cartographic Databases:
Theodore A. Sickley
Senior Cartography Editors: Matthew W. Chwastyk, Lauren E. James, Ryan Morris
Map Editors: Irene Berman-Vaporis, Rosemary P. Wardley, Scott Zillmer

Quality Control

Technical Director: Clayton R. Burneston
Managers: John Chow, Drew Jaecks, Michael G. Lappin, William D. Reicherts

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, Taryn L. Salinas, Heidi Schultz, Brad Scriber

Digital Publishing

SVP Digital Content and Audience: Jonathan Hunt
SVP and General Manager, NatGeo.com: David Miller
Chief Technology Officer: Marcus East
Digital Product and Experience: Bethany Powell
Product and Consumer Experience: Kevin DiCesare
Digital Content Leads: Dan Gilgoff; Stephanie Atlas, Christine Dell’Amore, Brian Clark Howard, Victoria Jaggard, Andrea Leitch
Visual and Immersive Experiences: Whitney C. Johnson
Digital Programming: Alissa Swango
Digital Audience Development: Kate Coughlin
Digital Community: Chris Thorman
UX, Art, and Design: Scott Burkhard, Liz Calka, Lauren Glazer, Chan Young Park, Vitomir Žarković
Producers: Janey Adams, Heather Brady, Rachel Brown, Kimberly Pecoraro, Francis Rivera
Video Producers: Rebekah Barlas, Zachary Baumgartner, John Burnett, Gabrielle Ewing, Angeli Gabriel, Bethany Jones, Mateo Melendy, Michael Olcott, Daniela Santamarina, Crystal Solberg, Dan Steinmetz, Jed Winer

Operations/Finance

Assistant to Editor in Chief: Joey Wolfkill
Senior Business Operations Manager: Cole Ingraham
Business Operations: Francesca DeLiberis, Veronica Kresse, Emma Safford, Edwin Sakyi
Finance: Jennifer Liu, Jeannette Swain; Nikisha Long; Jocelyn Buckner, Klarissa Tan

Communications

Senior Director: Anna Kukelhaus Dynan
Communications Specialist: Leah Jereb

National Geographic Creative

Senior Vice President: Alice Keating
Vice President: John Rutter
Director: Stacy Gold

Consumer Marketing

Vice President and General Manager: John MacKethan
Directors: Richard Brown, Tracy Pelt

Production and Distribution

Director: Kristin M. Semeniuk
Production Manager: Julie Ibinson
Distribution: James Anderson, Sakshi Vasishth

International Editions

Deputy Editorial Director: Darren Smith
Translation Manager: Beata Kovacs Nas
Editorial Specialist: Leigh Mitnick

Editors
Arabic:
Alsaad Omar Almenhaly
Brazil: Ronaldo Ribeiro
Bulgaria: Krassimir Drumev
China: Ai Shaoqiang
Croatia: Hrvoje Prćić
Czechia: Tomáš Tureček
Estonia: Erkki Peetsalu
Farsi: Babak Nikkhah Bahrami
France: Gabriel Joseph-Dezaize
Georgia: Natia Khuluzauri
Germany: Florian Gless
Hungary: Tamás Vitray
India: Shreevatsa Nevatia
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: Lotte Juul Nielsen
Poland: Agnieszka Franus
Portugal: Gonçalo Pereira
Romania: Catalin Gruia
Russia: Andrei Palamarchuk
Serbia: Igor Rill
Slovenia: Marija Javornik
Spain: Josep Cabello
Taiwan: Yungshih Lee
Thailand: Kowit Phadungruangkij
Turkey: Nesibe Bat



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