Meet the Editor of National Geographic Kids

Hi Tim! What’s your favourite thing about being the editor of National Geographic Kids Magazine?
I work with a fantastic team of writers and designers, and together we create a magazine that we know kids really love! When a reader writes in to tell you how much they enjoy Nat Geo Kids and how you’ve inspired them to learn more about the world they live in, it’s a great feeling.

How do you choose what goes in each issue?
It varies a lot. We do stories based on events that are happening that month, such as World Space Week, National Pet Month or Refugee Week, but we also write features based on cool scientific research, history, geography, news, trips the team have been on and topics that have been suggested by the readers themselves.

What do you think makes National Geographic Kids so special?
It’s exciting, educational and inspires kids to find out more about the planet. Children who read Nat Geo Kids love sharing the facts they’ve discovered in the mag with their friends, class-mates and family. Our aim is to make learning fun!

Why do you think it’s important to learn about animals, people and places around the world?
Our planet is really precious and extremely fragile, and we need to appreciate that. The more we learn about its animals, plants, people and places, the better the chance we have of looking after it.

What age group is Nat Geo Kids aimed at?
Our readers are kids aged 7-13. We’ve done lots of reader surveys and have found that more than 90% of them share the mag with their parents.

Is it suitable for both boys and girls?
Absolutely! Our readership is pretty much a 50/50 split of boys and girls, which is great.

What can you expect to find in each issue?
Lots of fun! Each issue is packed with gorgeous posters, brain-teasing puzzles, exciting competitions and fascinating facts that make our readers go ‘Wow!’ And we want them to come back every month for more!

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  • sara

    I love national geographic

  • IZZY

    BEST EDITOR EVER

  • herbert

    My name is Herbert !??!

  • Libby

    I so wanna meet him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Suna

    I love nature! Also animal jam

  • pepper

    nice to know who the editor is

  • First off, I really enjoy reading National Geographic kids each month and I think it is put together really well. How much stuff do you (the editor) do? That has been something I would like to know for a while now.

  • Merriam

    Thank you, Tim for editing the best magazine in the UNIVERSE! My subscription is ending in May so I am going to beg my mum for another one! Again, thank you so much or these magazines wont be real! - Merriam 10 ( in may )

  • Luna Testai Garcia

    I LOVE NGKiDS!!!IT'S SO GOOD!I WISH I HAD ALL OF THE STICKERS AND THE POSTERS TO STICK THE STICKERS ON!!!I LOVE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS BECAUSE IT'S SO GOOD AND IT HAS FUN FACTS TO ENJOY.I WISH I COULD BE THE EDITOR OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS WITH YOU!!!YOU ARE A BRILLIANT EDITOR OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS!!! WISH YOU WERE HERE LOVE FROM LUNA TESTAI GARCIA!!!(EEEEK!!!MY DREAM IS COMING TRUE!!!P.C.I'M A FAN OF YOURS!!!)

  • leopard_9

    I love national geographic, its fun and educational! There the best magazines Ive ever read!

  • Snowy

    I love national geographic. It is fun and educational!

  • National_Geographic_Kids ?

    (Part 2!) Our magazine is also much bigger! The US edition has less than half the pages of ours, plus were very proud of the fact that ours comes with exclusive fact cards every issue and we use great quality paper. We hope weve managed to convince you that our magazine is worth it - we can guarantee your little ones wont be disappointed! A little tip for you is to check out the subscription offer offered by Tesco Clubcard - its the cheapest way to subscribe. Happy reading! NG Kids

  • National_Geographic_Kids ?

    Hi Oliver7, Thanks so much for enquiring about the pricing of our magazine. There are several reasons as to why our magazine costs more than the US edition - were bias, but all of which we believe contribute to making our magazine truly great.Firstly, theyre different inside! We have an awesome & dedicated team here in the UK producing content for our marvellous UK audience. Its written in English (not American), & we produce 12 issues a year - compared to the US’s 10 per year.

  • rachel

    this is just bad

  • rachel

    this is stupid

  • Gabsterguppypayne

    I love these magazines because they are funny and cool! I would recommend these magazines!

  • Luke7

    Its great I love the April fools trick love Luke

  • Abbi

    Coooooooooool

  • kin

    cool

  • kin

    cooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

  • Oliver7

    I think its all fantastic - and I really want to subscribe my daughter - but I cant get beyond the pricing. 15 dollars (yes FIFTEEN) in the USA, while were expected to pay £36 (52 dollars) for it in the UK? Its not asking them to deliver by FedEx to Antarctica is it? So come on NG... what have we done to deserve paying TRIPLE (in fact nearly three and a half times) the price compared to Stateside?

  • Dede

    Interesting!

  • Dolphin2

    So big!

  • Rares

    Cool work

  • Kenzi

    This is so amzing

  • Nicolette

    Nice job!

  • PEA

    WOW

  • Speelo

    This guy sounds amazing! What a cool job! ;)

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