National Geographic hires two VPs

Tulani André has joined National Geographic as VP, social media. She served as global head for social and editorial at Prime Video and Amazon Studios, where she was previously head of social. André also served as VP, social media at Fox Corporation, and freelanced as a social media and content strategist at Edelman. She also […]

National Geographic seeks a commerce editor

The Commerce Editor is responsible for executing and elevating National Geographic’s editorial commerce strategy, working with editorial, SEO, and marketing teams, as well as freelance writers, to pitch, assign, edit, and produce commerce articles based on Nat Geo’s mission, audience tastes, and evolving/seasonal search trends. This is a crucial newsroom role that requires the skills […]

National Geographic seeks an editor/producer, newsletters

The editor/producer for our daily newsletter suite will work in partnership with the Director of Newsletters to coordinate, create and execute one of our top subscription-driving products at National Geographic Media. The ideal candidate will work across all editorial teams, as well as other departments at National Geographic, including National Geographic Society and National Geographic […]

National Geographic magazines axes the last of the writer jobs

The following excerpt was sent out from CNN: National Geographic, the iconic yellow framed magazine that has chronicled the natural world for more than 100 years, laid off its last remaining staff writers this week, multiple departing staffers said. The latest round of layoffs at the magazine cut 17 editorial positions, including all of the […]

Quanta Magazine hires Drake as physics editor

Nadia Drake has joined Quanta Magazine as physics editor. Recently, she was a contributing writer at National Geographic. Since April 2014, Drake has been working as a science journalist. She worked as a reporter at Wired and as an astronomy reporter at Science News Magazine. She interned at San Jose Mercury News and Santa Cruz […]

WaPo names Samuel international photo assignment editor

The following excerpt was sent out from The Washington Post’s director of photography MaryAnne Golon, deputy director of photography Sandra M. Stevenson and senior photo assignment editor Olivier Laurent: We are delighted to welcome Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel as an international photo assignment editor. Jennifer will work with our correspondents across the Americas, Asia, Southeast Asia […]

National Geographic lays off science writer Greshko in Disney cuts

Michael Greshko, a science writer at National Geographic has been laid off. His tweet reads: “My ride at National Geographic will come to an end in June. My job has been eliminated in Disney’s latest round of layoffs. “I’ve had a great run. I started as an intern in 2015 and came onto the staff […]

Bhattacharyya joins the LA Times as data and graphics journalist

The following excerpt was sent out on behalf of the Los Angeles Times’ data and graphics director Hanna Sender and deputy director George LeVines: We’re thrilled to announce Abhinanda Bhattacharyya has joined the Data and Graphics desk. She’ll work with the team as a data and graphics journalist to combine narrative with numbers and use […]

AP hires Lakshmanan as global enterprise editor

Indira Lakshmanan has joined The Associated Press as global enterprise editor. An award-winning journalist, she has reported from more than 80 countries. Recently, Lakshmanan served as senior executive editor and VP of news and features at National Geographic. She freelanced for WAMU-FM 88.5 and was executive editor of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. She […]

Axios hires two for politics coverage

The following excerpt was sent out: Axios will add two new senior members to its politics reporting team in January 2023: David Lindsey has been named Axios’ managing editor of politics overseeing all political coverage including the White House, Congress, elections, polling and more.   Eugene Scott will join Axios as a senior politics reporter covering […]