National Geographic tv presenter
Hazen Audel is a National Geographic tv presenter and a biologist. He travels to some of the most inhospitable places on earth in order to master survival techniques that maintained some tribes against the odds, for thousands of years.
He is a former Ferris High School biology teacher and more recently the host of NatGeo TV’s Survive the Tribe, will present a program entitled “Fascinating Stories of Natural History and the People that Live Along Side Them” for the Spokane Audubon Society.
Born and raised in Spokane, Washington, Hazen is a Kootenai and Salish Native American and Greek by descent. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and went on to post graduate studies at the University of Hawaii. He also has a Master’s degree in teaching from Whitworth University.
Before he was being featured by National Geographic, he started sharing his love of nature and adventure through The Wild Classroom, a non-profit online web series offering teachers and students quality, natural history educational videos for use in the classroom and home.
He’s been a wilderness instructor and guide for Outward Bound Outdoor School, Boulder Outdoor Survival School and he has guided nature trips to the Amazon, Central America and the South Pacific.
Hazen has recently finished filming, Primal Survivor, a major new series for the National Geographic Channel set to air in 2016. It documents his adventures living with and working alongside indigenous people in some of the most remote places in the world.