National Geographic, Mazda Reveal Winner of Assignment: Inspiration Photography Competition

Sam Tippetts of Boerne, Texas, was crowned on a television special

Sam Tippetts is the next Mazda Content Partner and National Geographic storyteller Sam Tippetts/National Geographic/Mazda

National Geographic and Mazda teamed up on photography competition Assignment: Inspiration last October and November to invite emerging photographers to share photos that tell their most unique, uplifting stories and make them feel alive. On Thursday night, a winner was crowned. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.