Nat Geo Travel names new EIC

Maggie Zackowitz is now editor-in-chief of National Geographic Travel. Most recently the director of short form content at Nat Geo, Zackowitz has been with the publication for more than three decades.

"Just a note that from now on I will be serious and responsible and not tweet about strippers at funerals anymore. OOPS. Let the fun begin!" she jokes on Twitter.

"Big congrats to @Mzack0 on being named @NatGeoTravel's new editor-in-chief. She brings verve, big brain, personality and perfect experience," praises director of digital news Dan Gilgoff.

Meanwhile, production assistant Erin Spencer notes, "For the first time, both @NatGeoMag & @NatGeoTravel will be led by women. Congrats @Mzack0, our new EIC!" 

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