Media coverage

I am a passionate science communicator and educator. I also love using live arthropods when talking about small and misunderstood animals. Here you can find some of the media coverage of my research and other activities I’ve taken part in:

Interview about my MSc research on Epomis beetles for BBC’s Nature’s Weirdest Events, Series 5 Episode 5, “Frog-killing beetles” (June 2016):

 

Presenting live whip spiders to the general public at Bug Day Ottawa (September 2016):

 

Live interview for CP24 Breakfast promoting “Spiders: Fear & Fascination” exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum (June 2018):

 

Video about my work as the senior spider wrangler at the Royal Ontario Museum’s “Spiders: Fear & Fascination” exhibition, by Curiosity in Focus (October 2018):

 

News article about spider venom milking at the Royal Ontario Museum’s “Spiders: Fear & Fascination” exhibition, CBC News Toronto (December 2018):
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/spider-milking-royal-ontario-museum-1.4957703

 

Live venom milking demonstration for CP24 Breakfast, promoting “ROM for the Holidays” and “Spiders: Fear & Fascination” exhibition (December 2018):

 

Live interview for CTV News at Six Toronto about “Doritos: A Suit for the Bold” spider challenge to promote the “Spider-Man: Far From Home” movie (July 2019):

 

Interview for Fairchild TV Toronto’s Timeline Magazine about “Bugs in our homes” (January 2021):

 

News article about my winning image “Beautiful Bloodsucker” in Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, BBC News (September 2021):
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-58398905

 

Interview about my winning image “Beautiful Bloodsucker” in Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, CBC Radio (September 2021):
https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-the-thursday-edition-1.6162616/how-a-canadian-photographer-captured-this-stunning-image-of-a-dangerous-mosquito-1.6161332

 

Interview for 13 News Channel about my winning image “The Spider Room” in Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition (November 2021):