Pamela Chen is editorial director for Instagram. Until May 2014, she was a senior photo editor for National Geographic magazine. Previously, she oversaw photography and multimedia production for the Open Society Foundations. She has been a documentary producer for MediaStorm, and a newspaper photojournalist. As a musician, her sound design and compositions appear in broadcast and online publications including The New York Times Magazine, Showtime, Hulu and Wired.
Her work has earned numerous industry accolades, including national News & Documentary Emmy Awards, the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award, Webby awards, and Pictures of the Year International awards in photography, picture editing and multimedia.