Mallory Benedict

Photo Editor, National Geographic

Managing Director, Women Photograph


Mallory Benedict is a digital photo editor for National Geographic where she works on cross-platform storytelling for digital and social platforms focusing on culture. She has worked on stories that have been recognized in Pictures of the Year International and Society of Publication Designers.

She is also Managing Director of Women Photograph, an initiative that launched in 2017 to elevate the voices of women and non-binary visual journalists. Women Photograph also operates an annual series of project grants for emerging and established photojournalists, a year-long mentorship program, and a travel fund.