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Jim Knox

Curator of Education at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo & The Connecticut Zoological Society

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Jim Knox Biography

Jim Knox serves as the Curator of Education for Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo where he directs educational programming and conducts field conservation for this AZA-accredited institution.

Knox is a graduate of Cornell University where he studied Animal Science and Applied Economics. He has studied Great White Sharks in South Africa, conducted field research on Alaskan Brown Bears, field conservation for Atlantic Salmon and written nationally for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A member of The Explorers Club, Knox has served as an on-camera wildlife expert for The Today Show, as well as The CBS Early Show, and has lectured for The Yale School of The Environment and The Harvard College Conservation Society. Knox has been featured in The New York Times, served as a TEDx Presenter and as a Guest Host for Connoisseur Media Star 99.9 FM Anna & Raven Show. Knox writes a column, Wildly Successful, for The Greenwich Sentinel and is proud to serve as a Science Adviser to The Bruce Museum.

Speaking Topics
  • Animals, Humans and COVID: What We All Need to Know

    Do bats carry Corona virus? What’s a pangolin...and can it transmit COVID-19 to humans? Can zoo tigers pass the virus to humans? Can I give the virus to my pet? From the opening days of the pandemic, animals have been at the center of a nexus of uncertainty—and the questions keep mounting. Join Zoologist and curator, Jim Knox to get emerging science from the zoological world. Do a deep dive on Corona viruses—learning vital information to discover what we all need to know.

  • Zoonotic Diseases: What We Need to Know to Keep Ourselves and Our Animals Safe

    The 21st century has brought unprecedented change to our planet—and with it—emerging diseases transmitted from animals to people. Little known until recently—West Nile, Zika, Lyme, and Corona join the list of growing diseases bringing the fight to humankind. Join Zoologist and curator, Jim Knox to explore the connection between animal zoonotic diseases and humans. Learn what we can expect—and, most importantly, what we can do to protect ourselves and our animals from the dangers.

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  • How do I book Jim Knox to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Jim Knox for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Jim Knox, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Jim Knox or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Jim Knox

    Speaking fees for Jim Knox, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Jim Knox are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Jim Knox, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Jim Knox speak about?

    Jim Knox is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Animals & Wildlife, Conservation, Earth Day, Environment, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Jim Knox travel from?

    Jim Knox generally travels from Bridgeport, CT, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Jim Knox’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Jim Knox for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jim Knox for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Jim Knox or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Curator of Education at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo & The Connecticut Zoological Society

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Jim Knox Biography

Jim Knox serves as the Curator of Education for Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo where he directs educational programming and conducts field conservation for this AZA-accredited institution.

Knox is a graduate of Cornell University where he studied Animal Science and Applied Economics. He has studied Great White Sharks in South Africa, conducted field research on Alaskan Brown Bears, field conservation for Atlantic Salmon and written nationally for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A member of The Explorers Club, Knox has served as an on-camera wildlife expert for The Today Show, as well as The CBS Early Show, and has lectured for The Yale School of The Environment and The Harvard College Conservation Society. Knox has been featured in The New York Times, served as a TEDx Presenter and as a Guest Host for Connoisseur Media Star 99.9 FM Anna & Raven Show. Knox writes a column, Wildly Successful, for The Greenwich Sentinel and is proud to serve as a Science Adviser to The Bruce Museum.

Jim Knox Speaking Topics

  • Animals, Humans and COVID: What We All Need to Know

    Do bats carry Corona virus? What’s a pangolin...and can it transmit COVID-19 to humans? Can zoo tigers pass the virus to humans? Can I give the virus to my pet? From the opening days of the pandemic, animals have been at the center of a nexus of uncertainty—and the questions keep mounting. Join Zoologist and curator, Jim Knox to get emerging science from the zoological world. Do a deep dive on Corona viruses—learning vital information to discover what we all need to know.

  • Zoonotic Diseases: What We Need to Know to Keep Ourselves and Our Animals Safe

    The 21st century has brought unprecedented change to our planet—and with it—emerging diseases transmitted from animals to people. Little known until recently—West Nile, Zika, Lyme, and Corona join the list of growing diseases bringing the fight to humankind. Join Zoologist and curator, Jim Knox to explore the connection between animal zoonotic diseases and humans. Learn what we can expect—and, most importantly, what we can do to protect ourselves and our animals from the dangers.

Jim Knox Videos

  • Jim Knox - Wildlife Expert, Keynote Speaker
  • Jim Knox from the Beardsley Zoo has some big news!
    Jim Knox, animal expert and Curator of Education at the Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, was Anna's co-host today while Raven is recovering from surgery!...
  • How A Shark Taught Me To See | Jim Knox | TEDxDanbury
    Wildlife Expert and Ethologist Jim Knox talks about how his fieldwork with some of the world's most dangerous predators has granted him insight on...

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FAQs on booking Jim Knox

  • How do I book Jim Knox to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Jim Knox for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Jim Knox, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Jim Knox or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Jim Knox

    Speaking fees for Jim Knox, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Jim Knox are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Jim Knox, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Jim Knox speak about?

    Jim Knox is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Animals & Wildlife, Conservation, Earth Day, Environment, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Jim Knox travel from?

    Jim Knox generally travels from Bridgeport, CT, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Jim Knox’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Jim Knox for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jim Knox for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Jim Knox or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Jim Knox is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Animals, Humans and COVID: What We All Need to Know and Zoonotic Diseases: What We Need to Know to Keep Ourselves and Our Animals Safe. The estimated speaking fee range to book Jim Knox for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jim Knox generally travels from Bridgeport, CT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kimi Werner, Lucy King, Ric O'Barry, Tim Laman and David Doubilet. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jim Knox for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jim Knox Speaking Topics

  • Animals, Humans and COVID: What We All Need to Know

    Do bats carry Corona virus? What’s a pangolin...and can it transmit COVID-19 to humans? Can zoo tigers pass the virus to humans? Can I give the virus to my pet? From the opening days of the pandemic, animals have been at the center of a nexus of uncertainty—and the questions keep mounting. Join Zoologist and curator, Jim Knox to get emerging science from the zoological world. Do a deep dive on Corona viruses—learning vital information to discover what we all need to know.

  • Zoonotic Diseases: What We Need to Know to Keep Ourselves and Our Animals Safe

    The 21st century has brought unprecedented change to our planet—and with it—emerging diseases transmitted from animals to people. Little known until recently—West Nile, Zika, Lyme, and Corona join the list of growing diseases bringing the fight to humankind. Join Zoologist and curator, Jim Knox to explore the connection between animal zoonotic diseases and humans. Learn what we can expect—and, most importantly, what we can do to protect ourselves and our animals from the dangers.

Jim Knox Speaker Videos

  • Jim Knox - Wildlife Expert, Keynote Speaker
    Jim Knox from the Beardsley Zoo has some big news!
    Jim Knox, animal expert and Curator of Education at the Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, was Anna's co-host today while Raven is recovering from surgery! He's got some news about some romance going down...
  • How A Shark Taught Me To See | Jim Knox | TEDxDanbury
    Wildlife Expert and Ethologist Jim Knox talks about how his fieldwork with some of the world's most dangerous predators has granted him insight on how humans come to know things. With more than...

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