Michael Goesele holds degrees in Graphic Design and Photography from the Savannah College of Art & Design. He has over 15 years of award-winning design and creative direction experience in the publishing industry - spanning books, catalogues, and both regional and national magazines. With a particular focus on editorial design, Michael provides strategic insights and creative implementation across a wide array of markets sectors, encompassing travel, lifestyle, healthcare, tech and news. Michael has led creative teams in the successful design and redesign of brands such as Ritz-Carlton, Washingtonian, CBS and the Consumer Technology Association. Prior to joining the Newsweek team, Michael was the Group Creative Director at Manifest Agency, where he oversaw the ideation, production and execution of brand identities, publications, advertising, and visual communication initiatives in both the print and digital realms. Michael's culturally diverse upbringing in Europe, Asia, and the US brings a distinctly international quality to his work, enabling him to connect and engage with audiences worldwide.