Maggie Zackowitz Named Editor of National Geographic Travel

The NatGeo veteran gets a new role.

Maggie Zackowitz has been named the new editor-in-chief of National Geographic Travel. She previously served as National Geographic’s director of short form content. Zackowitz has been with National Geographic for 31 years.

“As a seasoned journalist, Maggie brings a wealth of writing and digital experience to her new role,” said Chris Johns, National Geographic’s chief content officer, in an announcement. “She will add a fresh, fun perspective to the travel space while continuing to focus on transformative, experiential and unique travel experiences.”

Zackowitz will report to Johns.