David Brindley is an editor, writer, researcher and strategic planner. He currently is managing editor for National Geographic and joined the magazine staff in 2002. He has held a succession of roles, including leading the research and fact-checking team and creating the publication’s first copy desk. Previously he was a senior editor at Bon Appétit, a reporter at U.S. News & World Report, and a senior researcher at the Brookings Institution. David is a member of the executive board of the American Copy Editors Society (ACES).
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