National Geographic launches ‘Planet or Plastic?’ initiative to reduce impact of single-use plastics on our oceans

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Multiyear commitment is tied to release of National Geographic magazine’s June issue Every year, 9 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the world’s oceans and could remain in marine environments for more than 450 years. This escalating problem deserves our attention, and today National Geographic is kicking off a multiyear initiative to reduce

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National Geographic magazine unveils ‘The Race Issue,’ marks start of series exploring race and diversity in America

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National Geographic magazine’s special April 2018 issue will be dedicated to the topic of race and how it defines, separates and unites us. “The Race Issue,” announced today and available in its entirety online now, hits newsstands March 27. It will kick off National Geographic’s “Diversity in America” series for the rest of 2018, which

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National Geographic nominated for 6 American Society of Magazine Editors awards, including award for General Excellence

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National Geographic has received six Ellie finalist nominations from the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME). The Ellie Awards recognize “print and digital publications that consistently demonstrate superior execution of editorial objectives, innovative techniques, noteworthy enterprise and imaginative design,” according to ASME’s website. This year, National Geographic magazine received five finalist nominations, including for the

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National Geographic celebrates 130 years of exploration

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National Geographic celebrated 130 years of discoveries, innovation and impact on Saturday, Jan. 13. To commemorate the occasion, National Geographic colleagues in Washington, D.C., gathered on Friday for a birthday celebration hosted by Gary Knell, President and CEO of the National Geographic Society; Jean Case, Chairman of the National Geographic Society Board of Trustees; and

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Nat Geo’s Susan Goldberg talks about the power of storytelling to change the world at the first Global Positive Forum in Paris

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At the inaugural Global Positive Forum in Paris on Friday, Sept. 1, Susan Goldberg, National Geographic magazine Editor-in-Chief and National Geographic Partners Editorial Director, discussed the power of storytelling to change the world. National Geographic is an official partner of the new conference, which was created under the patronage of the President of the French

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National Geographic’s summer 2017 TCA announcements: ‘Titanic’ and Princess Diana documentaries, ‘Mars’ Season 2, Les Stroud

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National Geographic’s bold step into its premium programming strategy less than a year ago has already yielded astounding results, including 15 Primetime Emmy nominations (the most in its history), five projects premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, and the launch of a number of acclaimed series and documentaries. At its summer 2017 Television Critics Association

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National Geographic named 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Exploratory Reporting for its historic January 2017 ‘Gender’ issue

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National Geographic was named a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist in Explanatory Reporting for its groundbreaking “Gender” magazine issue and the accompanying digital and video work. The Pulitzer Prize Board explained that National Geographic was named a finalist in this category “For a deep and sensitive exploration of gender worldwide, using remarkable photography, moving video and

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National Geographic and National Geographic Kids up for best magazine covers of 2016 (vote now)

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National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Kids magazine are in the running for the American Society of Magazine Editor (ASME) Readers’ Choice Awards and Most Liked Cover for 2016. Vote for them now by liking their covers on Facebook: National Geographic magazine: The May 2016 issue was devoted to Yellowstone, America’s first national park. National

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National Geographic goes ‘Further’ with the largest rebrand in its history, setting the course for readers, viewers, colleagues

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National Geographic is set to launch a rebrand as expansive as the view from the top of One World Trade Center, where the company announced its plans Tuesday afternoon. The rebrand will reach all of the company’s properties, in addition to its nonprofit organization, National Geographic Society. The 700 million consumers that National Geographic reaches

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