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National Geographic’s International Media Alliances (IMA) group works to expand the reach of our iconic National Geographic publishing and digital media products across the globe. Our team supports licensing partners through business development, partnership-building, content management, and innovative publishing solutions.

Magazines | National Geographic magazine, TravelerHistoryKids & Little Kids
30M readers • 74 editions • 75 countries • 34 languages

Books | Adult & Kids
3.6M books sold in 2019 in 40 languages

Digital | 50 websites • 70 e-editions • 11 video courses and games

Yulia Petrossian Boyle

“Since 1995, the International Media Group has been amplifying National Geographic’s global outlook and enriching our company’s culture, editorial coverage, and consumer base through our licensees. Join us by publishing our timely, powerful content on your platforms and in your language. We truly believe that our shared success depends on our collective understanding of the world, and we are excited to welcome you as our partners in media innovations!”


Yulia Petrossian Boyle
SVP, Global Media and Experiences



National Geographic magazine has delivered in-depth, cutting-edge storytelling for over 130 years, and its relevance is resolute: the magazine recently won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence, the industry’s top honor, from the American Society of Magazine Editors. Two photographers as well as special issue on gender have been have been named Pulitzer Prize finalists, and our photographers are regularly recognized in the POY and World Press competitions.

History magazine explores the march of civilization from ancient times to the modern era. Traveler, the world’s most widely read travel magazine, makes journeys memorable with insider tips on the top destinations. And Kids and Little Kids are designed specifically for children ages 3 and up.

We seek licensing partners who:

  • Currently publish other international brands;
  • Demonstrate local market knowledge and experience;
  • Operate a local editorial staff, which includes journalists, photo editors, and designers; and
  • Align with the National Geographic brand and mission


For more information, please write to An account representative will respond within two business days.



National Geographic Books creates and distributes print and digital works that inspire, entertain, teach, and give readers access to a world of discovery and possibility. Each year we publish more than 125 new books for adults, families, and children on a wide range of nonfiction subjects from animals to travel, cartography to history, fun facts to moving stories. We publish about 25 titles each year for adults in the categories of history, science, health, travel, photography, reference, memoir, and narrative nonfiction. Our books are available in 40 languages in more than 60 countries.

National Geographic Kids teaches children about the world and how it works, empowering them to succeed and make it a better place. We are consistently recognized as industry leaders in the field of children’s nonfiction books. Our titles are vetted by experts, tested by a kid panel, and approved by parents. National Geographic Kids publishes more than 100 titles each year, including the best-selling National Geographic Kids Almanac, Weird But True books, and a series of leveled readers. We are category leaders in atlases, kid-driven books on high-interest topics with strong visuals and amped-up fun, as well as curriculum-based language, literacy, and STEM programs. We also create activity and gift titles, as well as award-winning narrative nonfiction.

For more information, please write to An account representative will respond within two business days.

Download the Adult Books catalog here.

Download the Kids Books catalog here.



IMA works with the top publishers, distributors, and editorial teams around the world.

Gabriel Joseph-Dezaize
Chief Editor, NGM & NGT France

Lakshmi Sankaran
Interim Editor in Chief, NGM & NGT India

Marco Cattaneo
Editor in Chief, NGM & NGT Italy

Claudia Muzzi
Editor in Chief, NGM & NGT Latin America

Arno Kantelberg
Chief Editor, NGM & NGT Netherlands

Alsaad Almenhaly
Editor in Chief, NGM Al Arabiya

Krassimir Drumev
Editorial Director, NGM Bulgaria

Shigeo Otsuka
Editor in Chief, NGM Japan

Lotte Juul Nielsen
Editor in Chief, NGM Nordic Countries

Kowit Phadungruangkij
Editor in Chief, NGM Thailand