Mallory Benedict

Mallory Benedict is an Associate Photo Editor for National Geographic where she works on digital feature stories that cover topics such as the refugee crisis, Zika outbreak and climate change. She also contributes to Proof, National Geographic's photo blog. Before her time at National Geographic, she was a freelance photojournalist and spent time interning for National Public Radio and documentary photographer Lauren Greenfield. She graduated from the University of Missouri's Journalism School where she studied photojournalism, anthropology and political science.