Jason Jaacks is a filmmaker and photographer focused on social and environmental issues. He's crossed the border into Mexico with traditional leaders of the Tohono O'odham tribe, led a source-to-sea expedition down the Elwha River, and searched Mayan archeological sites for carnivorous bats. Jason has produced video for National Geographic, The New York Times, PBS, and Fusion, among others. His photography has been published in High Country News, Bay Nature, Condé Nast Traveller, and Fly Fish Journal and he's collaborated on campaigns for companies like Hagen Dazs, Purina, and Single Thread Farms.
Jason is a National Geographic Explorer and holds a Master of Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.