Kurt Mutchler

MUTCHLER

Summit Nature Workshop

Kurt has edited visual content for decades from photos, graphics, and illustrations — all with relevant intermingling within magazines such as National Geographic. 

My Story

Executive editor, Photography, National Geographic magazine, Mutchler joined National Geographic magazine in 1994 as an illustrations editor and has held various positions within the magazine. Prior to joining National Geographic, Mutchler worked at the Times-Picayune in New Orleans, first as a photographer and then as photo and graphics editor managing both the photography and art departments. He has taught photojournalism at Washington, D.C.’s Corcoran College of Art + Design and regularly lectures on photojournalism to students around the country. Mutchler has photo edited more than 125 stories for National Geographic magazine.