David Griffin is a designer, photographer, and visual media consultant. He was Visuals Editor of the Washington Post from 2011 to 2014, and before that was Executive Editor for E-Publishing at National Geographic where he led the editorial efforts of extending NG’s print publications into mobile formats, specifically the launching of their flagship iPad app. Prior to this, he was Director of Photography of National Geographic magazine where he oversaw their renowned team of contributing photographers. David started as a photographer, moving to editing and design, eventually taking on greater directing and management responsibilities. David has photo edited and designed a number books: “Cuba” by David Alan Harvey, two career books with William Albert Allard, “Broken Empire” by Gerd Ludwig, “The Great Barrier Reef” by David Doubilet, “Ocean Soul” by Brian Skerry, “Orbit: Photographs of the Earth by Nasa Astronauts,” “National Geographic: The Photographs,” and a series of topics with photographer Peter Menzel. He also directed the iPad app: “50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic.” While individual awards rarely reflect the cooperative nature of any journalistic endeavor, David has had the honor of being recognized by a cross section of news, photo and design organizations. He has a degree in journalism from Ohio University and is an alumni of the Stanford Professional Publishing program. David is active on the boards of the Eddie Adams Workshop, Look3: Festival of the Photograph (co-curated in 2012), the Virginia Quarterly Review, and is a nominator for the Prix Prictet. He is a member of the Eddie Adams Workshop Board of Directors.