Ken Geiger

Managing Photo Editor, National Geographic

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Ken Geiger is National Geographic magazine’s Deputy Director of Photography. He joined the National Geographic staff in 2004 after 24 years of newspaper journalism, most recently as the director of photography for the Dallas Morning News. He now serves as one of many editors for the magazine, helping to shape its editorial content and manage the photography department.

He is also in charge of the Geographic’s digital workflow and conversion to digital photography. Ken’s career as a photojournalist has ranged from China to Mexico, war in Burma and Bosnia, terrorism in the Punjab, the 1990 post-Sandinista election in Nicaragua, four Olympic games, and numerous American political conventions. His awards include Society of Newspaper Design and National Headliners, and he has been named National Press Photographer’s Association and Pictures of the Year International magazine’s picture editor of the year.