National Geographic Media

David Brindley, Interim Editor in Chief, National Geographic

Executive Team 

Debra Adams Simmons, Executive Editor, History & Culture
Whitney Johnson, Director, Visuals & Immersive Experiences
Indira Lakshmanan, Senior Executive Editor, News & Features
Alissa Swango, Managing Editor, Digital
Michael Tribble, Managing Editor, Integrated Storytelling

News & Features 

David Lindsey, Executive Editor, Long Form
Patricia Edmonds, Executive Editor, Short Form
Brooke Sabin, Deputy Managing Editor, Short Form
Peter Gwin, John Hoeffel, Editors at Large
Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, Heather Greenwood Davis, Nadia Drake, Robert Draper, Cynthia Gorney, Contributing Writers 

Gretchen Ortega, Executive Assistant
Nia Cheney, Editorial Project Manager 

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

Environment
Robert Kunzig, Executive Editor
Lori Cuthbert, Senior Editor
Laura Parker, Senior Writer/Editor
Craig Welch, Senior Writer
Alejandra Borunda, Sarah Gibbens, Writers 

History & Culture
Nancy San Martín, Deputy Managing Editor
Glenn Oeland, Senior Editor
Kristin Romey, Senior Archaeology Writer/Editor
Rachel Hartigan, Senior Writer/Editor
Nina Strochlic, Writer
Jordan Salama, Reporting Resident

Science
Victoria Jaggard, Executive Editor
Jay Bennett, Bijal P. Trivedi, Senior Editors
Michael Greshko, Maya Wei-Haas, Writers
Priyanka Runwal, Reporting Resident

Travel
George W. Stone, Executive Editor
Amy Alipio, Assistant Managing Editor
Anne Kim-Dannibale, Jennifer Barger, Senior Editors
Allie Yang, Editor
Starlight Williams, Associate Editor

Copy Desk 

Amy Kolczak, Deputy Managing Editor
Cindy Leitner, Senior Copy Editor
Caroline Braun, Jennifer Vilaga, Copy Editors

Research 

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

Photography 

Sadie Quarrier, Deputy Director
Kurt Mutchler, Editor at Large

Animals
Alexa Keefe, Assistant Managing Editor
Kaya Berne, Photo Editor

Environment 
Anne Farrar, Assistant Managing Editor
Dominique Hildebrand, Photo Editor 

History & Culture 
James Wellford, Assistant Managing Editor
David M. Barreda, Senior Photo Editor
Mallory Benedict, Jennifer Samuel, Photo Editors 

Science
Todd James, Senior Photo Editor
Samantha Clark, Photo Editor 
Ian Morton, Assistant Photo Editor

Travel
Maura Friedman, Senior Photo Editor

Julie Hau, Photo Editor, Short Form
Elena Sheveiko, Senior Photography Specialist
Maya Valentine, Photo Coordinator
Becky Hale, Mark Thiessen, Staff Photographers
Tom O’Brien, Photo Engineer
Eric Flynn, Engineering Coordinator
Alexandra Moreo, Special Projects Manager
Melissa Bunni Elian, Photography Resident

Cartography 

Martin Gamache, Director
Ted Sickley, Senior Manager, Cartographic Databases
Yanli Gong, GIS Manager
Riley D. Champine, Matt W. Chwastyk, Christine Fellenz, Senior Graphics Editors
Christina Shintani, Soren Walljasper, Rosemary P. Wardley, Graphics Editors
Scott Zillmer, Senior Research Editor, Maps
Patricia Healy, Research Editor, Maps

Infographics 

John Tomanio, Director
Fernando G. BaptistaAlberto Lucas López, Senior Artists
Manuel Canales, Monica Serrano, Jason Treat, Senior Graphics Editors
Diana Marques, Associate Manager, Production
Katie Armstrong, Taylor Maggiacomo, Associate Graphics Editors

Interactive Storytelling

Kennedy Elliott, Director
Brian T. Jacobs, Manager
Ryan Morris, Senior Graphics Editor
Eve Conant, Senior Editor, Short Form
Eric Blom, Abhinanda Bhattacharyya, Alice Fang, Senior Developers
Nicole Thompson, UX Design Editor
Ben Scott, Graphics Editor

Design 

Marianne Seregi, Director
Hannah Tak, Manager
Elaine Bradley, Tim Parks, Hilary VanWright, Senior Design Editors
Sandi Owatverot, Design Editor
Sakke Overlund, Associate Design Editor
T.J. Tucker, Contributing Designer
Alisa Gao, Design Resident

Immersive Storytelling

Kaitlyn Mullin, Deputy Director
Jennifer Murphy, Senior Manager
Dan Steinmetz, Senior Immersive Editor
Cosima Amelang, Zach Baumgartner, Senior Immersive Producers
Tiffany D’Emidio, Rebekah Barlas, Shweta Gulati, Veda Shastri, Immersive Producers/Editors
Milaena Hamilton, Immersive Producer

Podcasts 

Davar Ardalan, Executive Producer
Carla Wills, Manager
Eli Chen, Senior Podcast Editor
Amy Briggs, Peter Gwin, Podcast Hosts
Jacob Pinter, Brian Gutierrez, Senior Podcast Producers
Khari Douglas, Ilana Strauss, Marcy Thompson, Podcast Producers

Social Media & Audience Development

Chris Thorman, Director
Sarah Gardner, Josh Raab, Senior Managers
Becky Davis, Sarah Polger, Managers
Nathan Strauss, Senior Audience Producer
Golshan Jalali, Audience Producer
Delaney Gordon, Associate Audience Producer
Elizabeth Thompson, Social Strategist
Sid Dawson, Social Coordinator
Danny Kerry, Social Specialist

Newsletters 

David Beard, Executive Editor
Jen Tse, Senior Photo Editor
Monica Williams, Newsletter Writer/Editor
Heather Kim, Associate Photo Editor

Multiplatform Publishing

Janey Adams, Director
Francis Rivera, Manager
Amy McKeever, Senior Writer/Editor
Emily Martin, Kimberly Pecoraro, Digital Producers
Sylvia Mphofe, Associate Digital Producer

Production Services 

Bill Reicherts, Director, Administration
Mike LappinSean Philpotts, Production Managers
John Chow, Imaging Manager

International Editions 

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

National Geographic History magazine 

Amy Briggs, Executive Editor 

National Geographic Kids & Family 

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

Newsstand Special Issues 

Bridget E. Hamilton, Senior Editorial Manager
Alexandra Hartnett, Senior Production Editor
Breann Birkenbuel, Senior Photo Editor
Linda Makarov, Design Editor

National Geographic Media Group

David E. Miller, EVP & General Manager

This page was last updated  May 19, 2022.