News Brief

National Geographic Creates New Global Media Group

National Geographic has created a new Global Media group composed of its magazine, book publishing, television, film, music, radio, digital media and maps units.

Tim Kelly, president and CEO of National Geographic Ventures, has been named president, Global Media. The announcement was made today by John Fahey, president and CEO of the National Geographic Society, to whom Kelly will continue to report.

"This new combined structure is an important step in the evolution of our work in this exciting and rapidly changing digital world," Fahey said. "Our goal is to enhance and broaden coordination among our editorial units, refine our digital content strategies and better serve our members, our partners and our mission."