Chief Operations & Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Global Networks
Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Partners
National Geographic was founded in the year 1888. The company has been active for almost 130 years now. The first issue of National Geographic Magazine was then published in the year 1888, which was nearly nine months after the Society was founded as well. It was mainly a scholarly journal at first and was sent to 165 charter members, and nowadays it reaches the hands of 40 million people each month. Starting in the year 1905, the publication of several full-page pictures of Tibet was in the years from 1900 to 1901. The magazine had changed from being a text-oriented publication then later closer to a scientific journal to featuring extensive pictorial content and had become well known for this style as well.
In the year 1985, the cover portrait of the presumed to be 12-year-old Afghan girl was shot by photographer Steve McCurry - it had become one of the magazine's most recognizable images later onwards. National Geographic Kids, which was the kid's version of the magazine, was launched in the year 1975 under the name - National Geographic World. From the 1970s through to the year 2010, the magazine was printed in Corinth, Mississippi, USA. During the later part of the 1990s, the magazine began publishing 'The Complete National Geographic' - which was complete a digital compilation of all the past issues of the magazine. It was then sued over copyright of the magazine as a result. By the year 2009, it resumed publishing again a compilation containing all issues through the end of the year 2008. The collection was later updated to make more recent issues available as well, and the archive and digital edition of the magazine is available online to the all the magazine's subscribers too. As of the year 2015, the National Geographic Society had announced a deal with 21st Century Fox that would move the magazine to a new partnership, known as National Geographic Partners, in which 21st Century Fox would hold a 73 per cent controlling interest in the company as well. Finally, in the year 2017, Disney had announced that it would acquire 21st Century Fox, including the company's investment in National Geographic Partners too. The company had launched its National Geographic TV network in the year 2001. The headquarters of the company is based on 215 E 67th Street. The name of the place is New York, while the name of the state is New York, USA. The pin code of the area is 10065.
National Geographic is an American company that focuses on the publishing and broadcasting of TV channels and also magazines as well, related to articles and images on the geography of the earth, archaeology, natural science, history and even world culture as well. The magazine of the company currently has a circulation of almost 6.1 million subscribers all around the globe. The company is presently owned by Walk Disney Pictures, with a 73 per cent company share. The magazine can be found in 40 different local languages. The National Geographic TV channel, however, is available to almost more than 86 million households in the USA alone. The CEO of the company is Gary Knell. The current editor of the magazine is Susan Goldberg.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to obtain various kinds of content, either in the published form via its magazine or broadcasting form via its TV network, that is all produced and created by the company itself. The company is responsible for covering genres like science, history, natural cultures, geography, etcetera.
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