D a v i d H a m l i n
Filmmaker, Senior Producer

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David Hamlin is an Emmy award-winning filmmaker at National Geographic. He came to the Society 16 years ago as an adventure filmmaker, working in the Himalayas, equatorial rain forests, and polar regions. Over the last decade, David has changed his focus to wildlife filmmaking, traveling the world multiple times in pursuit of wild places and stories. He has captured some of the Geographic's finest images on land, in the air, and underwater. His recent work includes the National Geographic Channel's landmark series "Great Migrations," and most recently an award winning film about elephants in Mozambique suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Source: National Geographic

L a u r e n c e S h e e h a n 

Editor General assignment editor, Hartford Courant
Editor, SkiWeek/Snow Country
Managing editor, Golf Digest
Acquisitions editor, Atheneum Publishers
Editor: A Commonwealth of Golfers, Skier's Digest, Best Golf Humor, The Whole Golf Catalog, Picturing the Possible: The Story of Romanian Children's Relief

Author, The Sporting Life, Living With Dogs, The Angler's Life, The Gardener's Life, A Passion for Golf, and The Birding Life, large-format books illustrated with original color photography, Crown Publishers
Coauthor, with Sal Gilbertie, Herb Gardening from the Ground Up, and Small Plot, High Yield Gardening, Ten Speed Press
Magazine credits include
Outside, Harper's, New England Monthly, Connecticut, Diversion, Travel & Leisure, and The Atlantic

Writer, approx. 30 hour-long programs for Biography (A&E) and 20th Century with Mike Wallace (CBS News)
Writer, Soccer! and Stan Smith's Tennis Class, syndicated newspaper columns for King Features
Head writer, The Animal Express, A&E cable network (130 half-hour programs about wild animals in captivity at San Diego Zoo & Wild Animal Park)

T o m H a n n o n
Washington, DC

·     Led national political reporting for the CNN News Group from 1988 to 2006 with overall editorial responsibility for CNN’s domestic and international television networks, websites, wire services, radio networks and syndicated news service.

·      Produced hundreds of hours of national network programming and live breaking news coverage of U.S. politics.

·      Planned and directed CNN’s coverage of presidential primaries, debates, national conventions, general election campaigns and election nights.

·      Recruited, edited and produced award winning journalists, analysts and commentators on American politics and government.

·      Lectured on American politics and journalism at Johns Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs in Washington, DC (2008 to present), Washington Program of the Medill School of Journalism (2011) and James Madison University’s Washington semester (2011).

·      Consulted for the exit polling and vote tabulation coverage of the 2008 and 2012 presidential primaries and general election by the major networks and the Associated Press.

H a n s T e e n s m a
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In 1978 and three years out of UC Long Beach, Hans helped launch Outside magazine in San Francisco as art director. In New York, the following year, he co-designed Rolling Stone magazine; in Denver, he launched Rocky Mountain Magazine, which won the National Magazine Award for General Excellence; and in 1983 he launched New England Monthly which won this award—twice.

Since 1987, he has been the principal of Impress, a publication design studio in Williamsburg, Massachusetts. He was the founding designer of FamilyFun, Wondertime, Getaways, The Gardener, Disney Magazine, and Eating Well, and is currently responsible for the design of Orion magazine and consults for various publications including Holy Cross Magazine.

He has designed many pictorial books for publishers from Abrams to Chronicle, and in collaboration with Pixar, has created many books from the archives of the Disney Animation Studios.

Hans has taught publication design seminars at Radcliffe/Harvard and at Smith College in Northampton, MA. He is also working on offering many of his projects in digital form.