Ari Daniel is Senior Digital Producer at NOVA where he both creates digital video content that showcases the science angle on current events and helps oversee digital video production more generally. He has also reported on science topics across five continents for a variety of national public radio programs. Ari produces live storytelling shows about science including the Boston branch of Story Collider. He received his Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography from MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and a Master's degree in Animal Behavior from the University of St. Andrews. In the fifth grade, Ari won the "Most Contagious Smile" award.