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

Gretchen Ortega, Executive Assistant; Asia Giles, Scheduling Specialist (Freelance)

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

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

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, Photo Coordinators; Becky Hale, Mark Thiessen, Staff Photographers; Tom O’Brien, Photo Engineer; Breann Birkenbuel, Project Associate

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

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, Angeli Gabriel, Producers; 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

Amy Briggs, Peter Gwin, Hosts; Jacob Pinter, Brian Gutierrez, Producers; Laura Sim, Producer (Freelance)

Digital Platforms & Social Media

Chris Thorman, Vice President

Instagram
Josh Raab,
Director; Jeff Heimsath, Senior Editor; Shiva Minovi, Social Media Specialist

Social Media
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

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 July 15, 2020.