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Jim Knox

Wildlife Expert & Beardsley Zoo Curator of Education

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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
  • 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.

  • 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.

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    Booking fees for Jim Knox, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jim Knox, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Wildlife Expert & Beardsley Zoo Curator of Education

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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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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 to book Jim Knox?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jim Knox for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form 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 pricing information and check availability for Jim Knox or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jim Knox?

    Booking fees for Jim Knox, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jim Knox, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jim Knox?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jim Knox for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent 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. Fill out the booking request form 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 talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jim Knox or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jim Knox or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jim Knox is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Zoonotic Diseases: What We Need to Know to Keep Ourselves and Our Animals Safe and Animals, Humans and COVID: What We All Need to Know. 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 Dr. Tara Stoinski, Lucy King, Bindi Irwin, Denise Herzing and Dyan deNapoli. 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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