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photo of Natalie MatutschovskyNatalie Matutschovsky is a senior photo editor at TIME, where she produces photography for covers, weekly features and special issues, in addition to overseeing photography for the magazine's weekly Culture section and contributing to the magazine's Lightbox blog. She has judged numerous photography competitions including American Photography, The Aaron Siskind Foundation's IPF Grant, SPD and The Magenta Foundation's Bright Spark Award. Before joining TIME in 2009, Natalie edited at The New Yorker, Modern Painters, Culture + Travel and The Walrus magazines.


photo of Chris DixonChris Dixon has been the design director at Vanity Fair since 2011, and during his tenure he has carefully reinvented the overall design, visuals and typography, evolving its look with a fresh contemporary tone. Dixon has more than 20 years of experience in the design field, including Adbusters magazine, Financial Times and The New York Times Magazine, as well as eight years at New York magazine where he worked with a team to execute of the most highly-regarded magazine redesigns in recent years.


photo of Annie ChiaAnnie Chia is the photo editor at Fast Company, the ASME 2014 Magazine of the Year, where she commissions and produces feature photography. A 14-year veteran of the publishing and TV industries, she was previously photo director at Out magazine, where she commissioned and produced cover and fashion shoots, as well as the celebrated annual Out 100 issue; she has also worked for Showtime and NBC Universal. As a student at Bard College, her mentors included Stephen Shore and Larry Fink, with whom she has collaborated professionally at various publications.


photo of Christina WhalenChristina Whalen is an art director at Grey New York whose accounts include Pantene, T.J. Maxx, TNT, Advil and 3M. She recently won two gold lions at Cannes for her work on TNT'S Dallas Gas Station Stunt. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her roommate and her dog, Chicken.





photo of  Dalia NassimiDalia Nassimi is the deputy picture editor at WIRED UK, and is responsible for assigning, producing and art directing photography and video content for print and digital editions of the magazine. Having previously worked in the photo department at Cond#233; Nast Portfolio in New York, and originally from Germany, Dalia has lived in many different countries and traveled extensively, giving her a great international perspective on photography and design.