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Alex Goetz is a two-time Emmy nominated wildlife filmmaker and photographer, who has been recognized by National Geographic WILD as winner of the 2016 “Wild to Inspire” film competition, and is the co-founder of the production company Running Wild Media, that specializes in wildlife and conservation filmmaking. He is an Ohio native whose extensive travels have taken him from the countryside of Tasmania, to Alaska, the vibrant islands of the Caribbean, and road-tripping around four amazing African countries filming wildlife and conservation efforts. Prior to becoming a freelance filmmaker, Alex was a social media coordinator for the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium, producing educational photo, video and social media content. Alex is a TEDxToledo 2017 speaker, the chairman of REST USA, a nonprofit that supports the wildlife rehabilitation center, Rare and Endangered Species Trust, in Namibia, Africa, and a 2013 graduate from Bowling Green State University, with a degree in Film Production and Environmental Science.