Jay Ingram was co-host of “Daily Planet,” the hour-long prime-time science program on Discovery Channel, for 16 years. He helped design and launch the show. He has worked in almost every mass medium. He hosted CBC’s “Quirks and Quarks” for 12 years, freelanced for CBC’s “Morningside,” and hosted two CBC radio documentary series. He was contributing editor to Owl magazine for five years, he wrote a weekly science column in The Toronto Star for 12 years, and currently writes a column for Canadian Wildlife. He is now involved in producing TV stories for Discovery Channel, writing and giving talks (some with a rock band) and has new specials in development for Science Channel.He has written twelve books, and received numerous accolades and awards for his outstanding contributions to the popularization of science. He has received five honorary degrees, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2009.