George C. Schellenger is a two-time Emmy award-winning producer and author with more than 30-years experience in television and content development – with an ongoing focus on conservation and environmental education. He has a Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri with a focus on environmental reporting.
He’s worked with leading media and technology brands across the United States from AOL Time-Warner to Microsoft.
At AOL Time-Warner, he consulted with NASA, National Geographic, The Weather Channel, CBS, CNN, ABC, The New York Times, The Associated Press, Reuters – even the late Robin Leach.
He’s been an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri‘s School of Journalism and even served as Director of Content for the XPRIZE Foundation, working to give away $2MM in a lunar-lander prototype competition – a competition that led the way to many of today’s vertical landing rockets.
With his brother, he produced and edited a series of award-winning DVDs on the ocean aimed at teaching young students about conservation.
For the past decade, he’s worked with legendary marine biologist and artist Dr. Guy Harvey to create compelling content about the ocean and the creatures who live there – with a focus on large pelagic animals.
He’s written two books, Not Because It’s Easy and Sharks, Space, Time: Field Notes from a Road Less Traveled.