After winning CBS’s Amazing Race at 23 years old, Alex has gone on to have an amazing career both in front and behind the camera.
Above all else, Alex is an adventurer, traveler, and storyteller. He has filmed in nearly every state in America and over 60 countries around the world.
He hosted the #1 food series on PBS At The Chef’s Table and the #1 animal series on PBS Animal Attractions, was CBS’s ‘National Ambassador’ for two summers on the ‘CBS Buzz Tour’, hosted over 100 segments for Travel Channel, was Rachael Ray’s sidekick hosting ‘Rach to the Rescue’ for her syndicated talk show and circumnavigated the world without a penny in his pocket as the star of ‘Around The World For Free’…amongst many more.
Alex’s passion for producing brought him an Emmy-nomination for his work on The Steve Harvey Show, two Webby awards for Best Web Show on Around The World For Free, and an ADRIAN Award for his work on DreamJobbing.
Alex brings his passion to every project he embarks on and couldn’t be more excited to take on the roll of producer and host for this series.
Lisa Hennessy is an Emmy nominated producer and one of the most accomplished non-scripted showrunners in Hollywood. For 14 years, she served as one of the driving forces behind Mark Burnett Productions (MBP). As an original member of the company, Hennessy played an integral role in the development and production of MBP television programs. Over the course of her tenure, Hennessy helped propel MBP from a small production company to global powerhouse. She has created and executive produced hundreds of hours of television including World’s Toughest Race (Amazon Prime), Rock Star INXS and Rock Star SuperNova (CBS), the Contender (NBC and ESPN), The Biggest Loser (NBC), Eco-Challenge (Discovery Channel and USA Network), Escape: A Digital Detox (Amazon Prime)…to name just a few.
Burton Roberts is an experienced producer, entrepreneur and startup executive and has run production companies for the last 15+ years. His extensive business background includes production, marketing and PR, social media, technology and human resources. He has also spent time in front of the camera as a contestant on CBS’ Survivor: Pearl Islands and has been a host and brand ambassador for shows including the CBS Buzz Tour, Yacht Channel, a “tech expert” and host on Outside TV’s “Outside Today,“ and hosted content for Travel Channel and Lonely Planet. He is an Eagle Scout and a passionate world traveler (60 countries and counting) and holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business and dual degrees from Southern Methodist University.
Michael Murray is a seven-time, Prime Time Emmy nominated director of photography (DP), cinematographer, adventurer and businessman. He has a reputation for acquiring imagery under extreme conditions and brought his creative influence to the first season of Mark Burnett’s Survivor. Michael is one of the most sought after DPs in the world. His credit list includes: Survivor (CBS), The Contender (NBC and ESPN), The Great American Road Trip (NBC), World’s Toughest Race (Amazon Prime). Michael also has entrepreneurial and business experience that gives him a unique perspective on producing financially and artistically successful projects. Michael is the founder and President of Adrenaline Films (Orlando Florida). A short list of clients include: ABC, NBC, CBS, Universal Studios, Mark Burnett Productions, BBC, Discovery Channel, History Channel and HBO.
Beth Cohen has diverse leadership experience in the launch and production of television, feature film, and educational startups. Some highlights of her eclectic career include working in production, development, and product integration for NBC Universal. Beth has worked in feature film production for Wonderstar Productions and as an executive with national education organizations. Beth is passionate about risk taking, authentic storytelling and bringing people’s visions to life.