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Jim Knox

Wildlife Expert & Beardsley Zoo Curator of Education

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 Jim Knox Biography

As the Writer and Host for PBS television’s Wild Zoofari, Jim Knox has shared his knowledge of, and passion for wildlife with millions of viewers throughout the U.S., Russia, Thailand, the Middle East, and Europe, on Animal Planet. A member of The Explorers Club, Jim has served as an on-camera Wildlife Expert for The Today Show, The CBS Early Show and Fox News. He has been featured in The New York Times, has served as a Wildlife Consultant for Men’s Journal Magazine and as a Guest Host for Connoisseur Media Star 99.9 FM’s Anna & Raven Show.

Jim currently serves as the Curator of Education at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo where he directs Education and Wildlife Conservation programs for this AZA accredited Zoo. Jim is a graduate of Cornell University where he studied Animal Science and Applied Economics. He has studied rhinos, lions and Great White Sharks in South Africa, conducted field research for Alaskan Brown Bears, field conservation for Atlantic Salmon and written nationally for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Jim is the Co-Creator of The Conservation Discovery Corps which won first place honors with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums as the Outstanding Education Program in the nation. Closer to home, Jim has presented to The Harvard College Conservation Society and lectures for the University of Connecticut. He currently serves as a Science Adviser for The Bruce Museum of Greenwich and writes a wildlife column, Wildly Successful, for The Greenwich Sentinel. A national keynote speaker, corporate and TEDx Presenter, Jim loves his work and enjoys engaging all audiences in the protection of wildlife everywhere.

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Speaking Topics
  • Break Away from the Pack

    Join Jim as he explores unmatched leadership and teamwork from the animal kingdom through his field work with Timber Wolves for 20 years in both human care and on the Alaskan tundra. Further explore what it truly means to "Break Away from the Pack" and how this bold move can yield victorious outcomes.

  • Success by Design

    Engage your team to succeed in the corporate jungle or the tooth and claw world of the athletic arena with a personalized presentation.

  • Saving Animals From Extinction

    Join Jim as he profiles his work with Species Survival Plans and wild species re-introductions in the United States and beyond. Learn how 21st century science is extending the reach and achievements of field conservationists and how citizens can become involved in recovery efforts to protect our planet's most imperiled and majestic creatures.

  • Haul of the Wild

    Transporting tigers, grappling gators and shipping scorpions are just a part of the job when you’re a professional zoologist. Ensuring the safety of the animals and the humans in your care requires steely resolve, exacting planning and extraordinary teamwork. Gain Jim’s insider’s perspective as well as industry-transcending lessons from the hidden world of care and transport of the world’s most exotic creatures.

  • Charged by a Grizzly

    Whether standing his ground against a charging Grizzly, cage diving with Great White sharks or being stalked by a pride of eight lions, there is no such thing as a typical day for wildlife conservationist, Jim Knox. From the Alaskan tundra to the corporate, academic or athletic arenas, creative thinking on the ground holds the key to achieving desired outcomes. From crisis situation decision-making, to pioneering new territories, Jim shares invaluable and fascinating insights from the field.

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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.
  • 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.
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Jim Knox

Wildlife Expert & Beardsley Zoo Curator of Education

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Jim Knox Biography

As the Writer and Host for PBS television’s Wild Zoofari, Jim Knox has shared his knowledge of, and passion for wildlife with millions of viewers throughout the U.S., Russia, Thailand, the Middle East, and Europe, on Animal Planet. A member of The Explorers Club, Jim has served as an on-camera Wildlife Expert for The Today Show, The CBS Early Show and Fox News. He has been featured in The New York Times, has served as a Wildlife Consultant for Men’s Journal Magazine and as a Guest Host for Connoisseur Media Star 99.9 FM’s Anna & Raven Show.

Jim currently serves as the Curator of Education at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo where he directs Education and Wildlife Conservation programs for this AZA accredited Zoo. Jim is a graduate of Cornell University where he studied Animal Science and Applied Economics. He has studied rhinos, lions and Great White Sharks in South Africa, conducted field research for Alaskan Brown Bears, field conservation for Atlantic Salmon and written nationally for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Jim is the Co-Creator of The Conservation Discovery Corps which won first place honors with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums as the Outstanding Education Program in the nation. Closer to home, Jim has presented to The Harvard College Conservation Society and lectures for the University of Connecticut. He currently serves as a Science Adviser for The Bruce Museum of Greenwich and writes a wildlife column, Wildly Successful, for The Greenwich Sentinel. A national keynote speaker, corporate and TEDx Presenter, Jim loves his work and enjoys engaging all audiences in the protection of wildlife everywhere.

Jim Knox Videos

  • 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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Jim Knox Speaking Topics

  • Break Away from the Pack

    Join Jim as he explores unmatched leadership and teamwork from the animal kingdom through his field work with Timber Wolves for 20 years in both human care and on the Alaskan tundra. Further explore what it truly means to "Break Away from the Pack" and how this bold move can yield victorious outcomes.

  • Success by Design

    Engage your team to succeed in the corporate jungle or the tooth and claw world of the athletic arena with a personalized presentation.

  • Saving Animals From Extinction

    Join Jim as he profiles his work with Species Survival Plans and wild species re-introductions in the United States and beyond. Learn how 21st century science is extending the reach and achievements of field conservationists and how citizens can become involved in recovery efforts to protect our planet's most imperiled and majestic creatures.

  • Haul of the Wild

    Transporting tigers, grappling gators and shipping scorpions are just a part of the job when you’re a professional zoologist. Ensuring the safety of the animals and the humans in your care requires steely resolve, exacting planning and extraordinary teamwork. Gain Jim’s insider’s perspective as well as industry-transcending lessons from the hidden world of care and transport of the world’s most exotic creatures.

  • Charged by a Grizzly

    Whether standing his ground against a charging Grizzly, cage diving with Great White sharks or being stalked by a pride of eight lions, there is no such thing as a typical day for wildlife conservationist, Jim Knox. From the Alaskan tundra to the corporate, academic or athletic arenas, creative thinking on the ground holds the key to achieving desired outcomes. From crisis situation decision-making, to pioneering new territories, Jim shares invaluable and fascinating insights from the field.

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 . 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 Lucy King, Bindi Irwin, Dr. Jane Goodall, Ken Goddard and David Mizejewski. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jim Knox for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jim Knox Speaker Videos

  • 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...

Jim Knox Speaking Topics

  • Break Away from the Pack

    Join Jim as he explores unmatched leadership and teamwork from the animal kingdom through his field work with Timber Wolves for 20 years in both human care and on the Alaskan tundra. Further explore what it truly means to "Break Away from the Pack" and how this bold move can yield victorious outcomes.

  • Success by Design

    Engage your team to succeed in the corporate jungle or the tooth and claw world of the athletic arena with a personalized presentation.

  • Saving Animals From Extinction

    Join Jim as he profiles his work with Species Survival Plans and wild species re-introductions in the United States and beyond. Learn how 21st century science is extending the reach and achievements of field conservationists and how citizens can become involved in recovery efforts to protect our planet's most imperiled and majestic creatures.

  • Haul of the Wild

    Transporting tigers, grappling gators and shipping scorpions are just a part of the job when you’re a professional zoologist. Ensuring the safety of the animals and the humans in your care requires steely resolve, exacting planning and extraordinary teamwork. Gain Jim’s insider’s perspective as well as industry-transcending lessons from the hidden world of care and transport of the world’s most exotic creatures.

  • Charged by a Grizzly

    Whether standing his ground against a charging Grizzly, cage diving with Great White sharks or being stalked by a pride of eight lions, there is no such thing as a typical day for wildlife conservationist, Jim Knox. From the Alaskan tundra to the corporate, academic or athletic arenas, creative thinking on the ground holds the key to achieving desired outcomes. From crisis situation decision-making, to pioneering new territories, Jim shares invaluable and fascinating insights from the field.

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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.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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