Director of photography, GEO France
Magdalena Herrera is a French citizen born in Havana, Cuba. She is presently Director of Photography at GEO magazine, France. Previous to GEO, Magdalena worked as Art Director and Head of Photography at National Geographic France, since the launch of the French edition in 1999. Based in Paris, Magdalena has an academic background in art history and aesthetics, earning an honors degree at the Sorbonne before starting her career as a photographer and graphic designer.
Teacher, tutor and supervisor at many photographic seminars organized by World Press Photo Foundation worldwide.
Tutor at Noorderlicht Masterclass in Groningen.
Tutor, photojournalism workshops at Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India.
Jury member in many international contests.