"Inside National Geographic Magazine"
Registration for this event will go live Wednesday, May 19, 12pm PT and Thursday, May 20, 9:30am PT.
Thursday, May 27, 6:30-8:00pm
Do you have what it takes to be a photographer for National Geographic Magazine? David Griffin, the Director of Photography of National Geographic Magazine headquartered in Washington, DC, will explain what are the traits he looks for in the photographers who will do assignments for the magazine. In addition he will take us on a behind-the-scenes tour of how photographic stories are nurtured, shaped and presented to the magazine’s global audience of 40 million readers.
David helps shape the photographic direction of the magazine, working with a staff editors and contributing photographers from around the globe.
Prior to National Geographic Magazine, he worked for U.S.News & World Report, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Hartford Courant, The Everett (Wa.) Herald, and the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune. David has worked as a photographer, editor and graphic designer.
David is actively involved with the boards of the International Center of Photography, The Eddie Adams Workshop, Look3: Festival of the Photograph, and the W. Eugene Smith Fund. His work has been honored by numerous professional associations.
David has a degree in journalism from Ohio University and is an alumni of the Stanford Professional Publishing program. He is married, has a thirteen-year-old son, and lives in Arlington, Virginia