Nick Zachar is a multimedia producer and filmmaker currently working for NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries as their Video Producer/Diver. In his current role he has the opportunity to find and share stories about America’s underwater treasures and, more importantly, the people who dedicate their lives to taking care of these special places. Alongside his team, he is currently directing, shooting, and editing virtual reality films that will allow viewers to Explore the Blue without having to get wet.
Previously, Nick was a Producer/Editor for National Geographic's Digital Team. Nick's background as a biologist has taken him to the Caribbean, where he traveled with a team to aid efforts in the conservation of a critically endangered species of iguana.
During Nick's career he has had the opportunity to repel into crevasses of glaciers, film aerial footage from helicopters, and swim alongside sea turtles and sharks, all in order to "get the shot".
Nick specializes in field production and strives to find and share meaningful stories that shed light on environmental and wildlife issues.
His hope: Inspire viewers to take action in protecting our