National Geographic Magazine appoints Ms. Susan Goldberg as the Editor-in-Chief. The first female to hold that position, Susan is also the 10th editor-in chief in the 126-year history of this iconic magazine. In India, National Geographic Magazine is published by Amar Chitra Katha under the license of National Geographic Society.
“Susan has an incredible drive and vision, which makes her a wonderful choice to lead the magazine and daily news through their next iterations,” says Chris Johns, who will now serve the company in the newly created role of chief content officer.
Susan joined NatGeo in January as an executive editor of news and features. Prior to this she was the editor for Bloomberg News in Washington, as well as the top editor of the Plain Dealer in Cleveland and the San Jose Mercury News.
"I am privileged to take this new role, and excited about exploring new avenues," said Ms Susan Goldberg. “It's an honor to be part of such a great publication and to work with its talented and dedicated team”, she further added.
Commenting on her appointment, National Geographic Magazines India editor in chief Niloufer Venkatraman said: “It will be wonderful to work with Susan. We will discuss and publish more stories that have special relevance to Indian readers”.