June 19, 2018 1:26 PM ET


Company Overview of National Geographic Society

Company Overview

National Geographic Society operates as a non-profit scientific and educational institution. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and environmental and historical conservation. It offers journals, magazines, e-magazines, television documentaries, television channels, music, radio, books, online games, applications, toys, DVDs, maps, live events, school publishing programs, interactive media, and merchandise. The company also produces various public programs, including exhibits, speaker series, films, and concerts. In addition, it operates a Website that brings geography, science, and social studies to life for educators, learners, and their families; and provides...

1145 17th Street N.W.

Washington, DC 20036-4688

United States

Founded in 1888





Key Executives for National Geographic Society

Chief Operations & Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Partners
Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Global Networks
Executive Vice President and President of Enterprises
President of Children's Books and President of Education Publishing Group
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

National Geographic Society Key Developments

National Geographic Channels. Appoints Christian Drobnyk as Executive VP

Christian Drobnyk has been appointed executive VP, programming strategy and acquisitions for National Geographic Channels. In this role, he will be based in New York and oversee the programme scheduling strategy, planning and acquisitions for National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo Mundo, reporting to Courteney Monroe, National Geographic Global Networks CEO. Drobnyk will lead the design and execution of the network's programming and acquisition strategy, and the coordination of global launches that maximise audience and performance across the National Geographic portfolio. He will play an integral role in the communication and implementation of network strategies across all shows and platforms. He has joined National Geographic Partners from A+E Networks, where he was senior vice president, programming strategy, acquisitions and co-pro for Lifetime and Lifetime Movie Network.

National Geographic Bolsters Travel Business; Announces Executive Appointments

National Geographic Travel is ramping up with additional global expansion plans for Europe and Asia and new travel-related media offerings. The company said the expansion includes the launch of a weekly two-hour travel programming block, the appointment of new executives, a special luxury edition of National Geographic Traveler magazine, and the development of the new National Geographic Travel Lab. National Geographic Travel noted its international growth and development continues with the appointment of Nathan Philpot. Philpot, who has extensive experience in the travel industry, has been named Director, National Geographic Expeditions Europe & Africa and is charged in part with developing and launching the branded consumer travel experiences across Europe and Africa. Additionally, Andrew Nelson has been tapped to lead a newly formed NG Travel Lab, which will serve as a one-stop shop for custom content creation, distribution and marketing. The team will provide creative client solutions across multiple platforms, from ideation to execution, spanning digital, social, video and print platforms while working with regional labs in Latin America, Europe and Asia.

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