Category: Editorial

DNews

While working with Discovery Communications, I produced roughly 300 episodes of DNews (now called Seeker), a science and technology web series that had 2.4 million YouTube subscribers. I was responsible for both the creative vision of the show and the daily production, including managing the team’s associate producers and interns. I also maintained the rigorous production calendar for 10 episodes a week.

The above episode was a breaking news story that I conceptualized, wrote, and produced in less than five hours. Below are two videos that each garnered over a million views in just over a week.

 

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What is the Anthropocene?

I wrote and produced this animated explainer introducing Smithsonian viewers to the concept of the Anthropocene – a new geologic epoch delineated by humanity’s impact on the planet. The first in a multi-part series, this film describes the far-reaching effect of human actions.

The second episode I produced, below, illuminates how humans have modified food over time.

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Ask Smithsonian

I produced over a dozen episodes of Ask Smithsonian, an editorial web series that answered intriguing questions about science, history, and culture. The show tackled everything from, “How do flamingos stand on one leg?” to “How do you mummify a body?” In the above episode, we answer the question, “Is it true that elephants can’t jump?”

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