Zach Baumgartner is a video producer and editor for National Geographic, where he creates short documentaries and educational videos. Zach feels most excited when he has the opportunity to tell emotionally-driven stories. He earned his B.A. in Cinematic Arts Production & Political Science from the University of Southern California. Originally from South Dakota, Zach spends his free time playing ice hockey and exploring the outdoors with his wife and their rescue dog.