National Geographic Media

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

Executive Team 

Debra Adams Simmons, Executive Editor/History & Culture
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/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, Craig Welch, Senior Writers; 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; Tucker Toole, History Resident

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

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 

Kathy Moran, Sadie Quarrier, Deputy Directors

Animals
Alexa Keefe, Assistant Managing Editor; Kaya Berne, Photo Editor; Vi Nguyen, Associate Photo Editor

Environment
Anne Farrar, Assistant Managing Editor; Dominique Hildebrand, 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 

Travel
Maura Friedman, Photo Editor

Julie Hau, Photo Editor/Short Form; Elena Sheveiko, Senior Photography Specialist; Ian Morton, Maya Valentine, Photo Coordinators; Becky Hale, Mark Thiessen, Staff Photographers; Tom O’Brien, Photo Engineer; Keegan Barber, Engineering Coordinator; Alexandra Moreo, Special Projects Manager; David M. Barreda, Senior Photography Resident; Amr Alfiky, 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 Editors; Rosemary P. Wardley, Editor; Scott Zillmer, Editor/Maps; Patricia Healy, Research Editor

Infographics 

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

Interactive Storytelling

Kennedy Elliott, Director; Brian T. Jacobs, Ryan Morris, Senior Editors; Oscar Santamari?a, Editor; Eve Conant, Senior Editor/Short Form 

Design 

Marianne Seregi, Director; Elaine Bradley, Hannah TakTim Parks, Hilary VanWright, Senior Editors; Sandi Owatverot, Nicole Thompson, Production Leads; T.J. Tucker, Contributing Designer; Nina Wescott, Design Resident

Video 

Jennifer Murphy, Senior Manager; Dan Steinmetz, Senior Editor; Zach Baumgartner, Producer; Milaena Hamilton, Associate Producer; Kaitlyn Mullin, Senior Producer/Immersive Content

Mobile Storytelling 

Cosima Amelang, Senior Producer; Tiffany D’Emidio, Rebekah Barlas, Shweta Gulati, Veda Shastri, Producers/Editors 

Podcasts 

Davar Ardalan, Executive Producer; Carla Wills, Senior Producer; Eli Chen, Senior Editor; Amy Briggs, Peter Gwin, Hosts; Jacob Pinter, Brian Gutierrez, Ilana Strauss, Producers

Social Media & Audience Development

Chris Thorman, Vice President; Josh Raab, Director/Instagram; Jeff Heimsath, Senior Editor/Instagram; Sarah Polger, Senior Manager/Audio; Becky Davis, Sarah Gardner, Vanina Harel, Ashley Kalena, Managers; Lena Shareef, Senior Producer; Nathan Strauss, Producer; Delaney Gordon, Associate Producer; Danny Kerry, Specialist; Sid Dawson, Coordinator

Newsletters 

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

Multiplatform Publishing

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

Production Services 

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

International Editions 

Darren Smith, Senior Design Editor; 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, Kids and Family Magazines and Digital; Laura Goertzel, Senior Manager/Digital; Eileen O’Tousa-Crowson, Senior Design Editor; Kay Boatner, Senior Editor/Digital Producer; Shannon Hibberd, Senior Photo Editor; Allyson Shaw, Editor/Digital Producer 

Newsstand Special Issues 

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

This page was last updated November 9, 2021.