Susan Goldberg, editor in chief, National Geographic Magazine

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5:30 p.m. Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium
140 Newhouse 3

National Geographic Magazine is a leader among today's magazine media. The publication's innovative multi-platform storytelling and trailblazing cultural coverage sets the standard for what is possible in the industry. In March 2019, the magazine won a prestigious National Magazine Award for General Excellence, the industry’s highest honor.  

Susan Goldberg will discuss the direction of National Geographic Magazine, the state of the industry and the groundbreaking story about a face transplant called "The Story of a Face." Her presentation provides a rare and exciting opportunity to learn about what’s happening on the cutting edge of magazines, storytelling, and platform strategy. 

An audience Q&A will follow the presentation.

Open to the public. CART services provided. 

About Susan Goldberg:

Susan Goldberg is editorial director of National Geographic Partners and editor in chief of National Geographic Magazine. As editorial director, she is in charge of all publishing ventures, including digital journalism, magazines, books, maps, children and family, and travel and adventure. She was named editorial director in October 2015 and editor in chief of the magazine in April 2014. She is the 10th editor of the magazine since it was first published in October 1888.

Under her leadership in 2017, National Geographic was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for its issue about gender and the magazine received numerous other awards for photography, storytelling and graphics. In 2016, National Geographic magazine won a National Magazine Award for best website; in 2015, it won two National Magazine Awards and the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting. In March 2015, she received the Exceptional Woman in Publishing Award from Exceptional Women in Publishing.

Goldberg lives in Washington, DC with her husband, Geoffrey Etnire, a real estate lawyer.

Information about the speaker

Susan Goldberg
Editor in chief
National Geographic

For more information, contact:
Jim Shahin
jbshahin@syr.edu
315-443-2381