National Geographic Media Staff

Susan Goldberg, Editor in Chief, National Geographic Magazine; Editorial Director, National Geographic Partners

Executive Team

Debra Adams Simmons, Executive Editor; David Brindley, Managing Editor/Magazines; Whitney Johnson, Director/Visuals & Immersive Experiences; Indira Lakshmanan, Senior Executive Editor/News & Features; Emmet Smith, Creative Director; Alissa Swango, Managing Editor/Digital; Michael Tribble, Managing Editor/Special Projects

News & Features

David Lindsey, Executive Editor; Patricia Edmonds, Senior Director/Short Form; Peter Gwin, John Hoeffel, Editors at Large; Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, Nadia Drake, Robert Draper, Cynthia Gorney, Contributing Writers

Gretchen Ortega, Executive Assistant; Nia Cheney, Editorial Project Manager (Freelance)

Animals
Rachael Bale, Executive Editor; Christine Dell'Amore, Oliver Payne, Senior Editors; Douglas Main, Senior Writer/Editor; Natasha Daly, Writer/Editor; Dina Maron, Rachel Fobar, Wildlife Watch Reporters

History & Culture
Debra Adams Simmons,
Executive Editor; Glenn Oeland, Senior Editor; Kristin Romey, Archaeology Writer/Editor; Rachel Hartigan, Senior Writer/Editor; Nina Strochlic, Writer; Sydney Combs, Associate Producer; Tucker Toole, History Resident

Science
Victoria Jaggard, Executive Editor; Robert Kunzig, Assistant Managing Editor; Nsikan Akpan, Jay Bennett, Science Editors; Lori Cuthbert, Environment Editor (Freelance); Laura Parker, Craig Welch, Senior Environment Writers; Alejandra Borunda, Sarah Gibbens, Environment Writers; Michael Greshko, Maya Wei-Haas, Science Writers

Travel
George W. Stone,
Executive Editor; Amy Alipio, Deputy Managing Editor; Anne Kim-Dannible, Jennifer Barger, Senior Editors; Brooke Sabin, Rachel Brown, Associate Editors; Starlight Williams, Research Editor

Copy Desk

Amy Kolczak, Deputy Managing Editor; Cindy Leitner, Mary Beth Oelkers-Keegan, Senior Copy Editors; Caroline Braun, Copy Editor (Freelance)

Research

Alice S. Jones, Director; Elizabeth S. Atalay, Taryn L. Salinas, Heidi Schultz, Brad Scriber, Researchers

Photography

Kathy Moran, Deputy Director

Animals
Alexa Keefe,
Assistant Managing Editor; Kaya Berne, Photo Editor; Alexandra Moreo, Associate Photo Editor

History & Culture
James Wellford, Assistant Managing Editor; Mallory Benedict, Jennifer Samuel, Photo Editors

Science
Kurt Mutchler,
Assistant Managing Editor; Todd James, Senior Photo Editor; Samantha Clark, Photo Editor; Dominique Hildebrand, Associate Photo Editor

Travel
Anne Farrar,
Assistant Managing Editor; Maura Friedman, Associate Photo Editor (Freelance)

Julie Hau, Photo Editor; Elena Sheveiko, Gail Fletcher, Vi Nguyen, Photo Coordinators; Becky Hale, Mark Thiessen, Staff Photographers; Tom O’Brien, Photo Engineer; Breann Birkenbuel, Project Associate; Whitney Matewe, Photography Resident

Cartography

Martin Gamache, Director; Ted Sickley, Director/Cartographic Databases; Yanli Gong, Manager/Cartographic Databases; Matt W. Chwastyk, Christine Fellenz, Senior Editors; Riley D. Champine, Rosemary P. Wardley, Editors; Scott Zillmer, Editor/Maps

Infographics

John Tomanio, Director; Alberto Lucas López, Fernando G. Baptista, Senior Artists; Manuel Canales, Monica Serrano, Jason Treat, Senior Editors; Irene Berman-Vaporis, Editor; Diana Marques, Associate Manager/Production; Taylor Maggiacomo, Christina Shintani, Soren Walljasper, Associate Editors; Nina Wescott, Graphic Resident

Interactive Storytelling

Kennedy Elliott, Director; Brian Jacobs, Ryan Morris, Senior Editors; Oscar Santamarina, Editor; Eve Conant, Senior Editor/Short Form

Design

Marianne Seregi, Director; Elaine Bradley, Hannah Tak, Senior Editors; Sandi Owatverot, Nicole Thompson, Production Leads; Tim Parks, Editor (Freelance); T.J. Tucker, Contributing Designer

Video

Jennifer Murphy, Deputy Director; Dan Steinmetz, Senior Editor; Zach Baumgartner, Producer; Milaena Hamilton, Associate Producer; Kaitlyn Mullin, Senior Producer/Immersive Content (Freelance)

Mobile Storytelling

Sadie Quarrier, Deputy Director; Cosima Amelang, Tiffany D’Emidio, Rebekah Barlas, Shweta Gulati, Producers/Editors

Podcasts

Davar Ardalan, Executive Producer; Eli Chen, Senior Editor; Amy Briggs, Peter Gwin, Hosts; Jacob Pinter, Brian Gutierrez, Laura Sim, Producers

Digital Platforms & Social Media

Chris Thorman, Vice President; Josh Raab, Director/Instagram; Jeff Heimsath, Senior Editor; Shiva Minovi, Social Media Specialist; Becky Davis, Vanina Harel, Managers/Publisher Operations; Ashley Kalena, Manager/YouTube; Sarah Gardner, Manager/Audience Development; Lena Shareef, Senior Producer/Audience Development; Nathan Strauss, Producer/Audience Development

Newsletters

David Beard, Executive Editor; Jen Tse, Senior Photo Editor

Platform Growth & Engagement

Janey Adams, Director; Francis Rivera, Senior Strategist; Kimberly Pecoraro, Producer; Amy McKeever, Senior Writer/Editor

Production Services

Clay Burneston, Director; Bill Reicherts, Director/Admin; Mike Lappin, Senior Manager/Production; John Chow, Manager/Imaging; Sean Philpotts, Director/Production

International Editions

Darren Smith, Deputy Director; Beata Nas, Translation Manager; Leigh Mitnick, International Editor

National Geographic History magazine

Amy Briggs, Executive Editor

National Geographic Kids and Family

Rachel Buchholz, Editor in Chief and Vice President, Kids and Family Magazines and Digital; Laura Goertzel, Digital Director; Eileen O’Tousa-Crowson, Design Director; Kay Boatner, Senior Editor/Digital Producer; Shannon Hibberd, Senior Photo Editor; Allyson Shaw, Editor/Digital Producer

Newsstand Special Issues

Bridget E. Hamilton, Editorial Manager; Elisa Gibson, Senior Editor/Design; Linda Makarov, Senior Designer (Freelance); Michael O’Connor, Production Editor (Freelance)

This page was last updated September 30, 2020.