Kaitlin Yarnall

Deputy Creative Director, National Geographic Magazine
Kaitlin Yarnall is the Deputy Creative Director of National Geographic Magazine, where she oversees staff charged with the magazine's maps and graphics.  She is the lead editorial manager for National Geographic's upcoming food initiative and was deeply involved in conceptualizing the graphic storytelling for recent series around urban impacts and population.  Yarnall's work has been recognized by the Society for News Design and Malofiej (commonly referred to as the Pulitzers of information graphics).  She has been with National Geographic for nine years. She studied Spanish literature and geography at Humboldt State University and earned her MA in geography from The George Washington University.