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National Geographic Explorer Directory


The National Geographic directory includes a searchable database of over 4,000 scientists and source matter experts across disciplines, in addition to freelance photographers, filmmakers, and writers from around the globe. It is updated as new grantees are added and managed by the NG media team, who actively facilitate connections for interview requests, speaking engagements, pitching, etc. The media team can be reached at or 202-857-7027 (voicemail only).


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