Deputy Director of Photography at National Geographic
Sadie Quarrier

Sadie Quarrier is the Deputy Director of Photography at National Geographic. Over nearly three decades, in various visual leadership roles at National Geographic, she has managed numerous long–form documentary projects for print and digital as well as short form, mobile–first stories and videos. She is passionate about telling stories that spark curiosity, evoke emotion, and effect change.

From 2019-21 she was the Deputy Director of Mobile Storytelling, and from 2002-2019, she was a Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic magazine where she led the adventure beat and was responsible for producing, managing, and editing 20+ stories a year. Sadie was twice a finalist for Visual Editor of the Year by Pictures of the Year International (POYi), and she has won 25 other editing awards.  

Sadie has traveled around the world on assignments and teaching National Geographic Photo Camps in Nepal (Everest Base Camp and with Renan on The Last Honey Hunter story), India, Cuba, Qatar, Costa Rica, Australia, Grand Canyon and twice to Antarctica.  

The opportunity to closely collaborate with talented photographers, filmmakers, explorers, writers, and producers to tell meaningful stories lights her fire.