National Geographic Explorer; C.J. Malley, Producer
host stand-up bumpers for National Geographic Explorer episode

BUMPER:

THIS PRICKLY GIANT BEHIND ME IS A 150 YEAR-OLD SAGUARO CACTUS. IT’S HUMAN-LIKE SHAPE HAS BECOME AN ENDURING SYMBOL OF THE AMERICAN WEST. A TRUE SURVIVOR, THE SAGUARO IS A MARVEL OF ADAPTIVE EVOLUTION, ABLE TO FLOURISH AMONG THE HARSH, DRY ENVIRONMENT OF THE DESERT.

BUMPER:

HELLO AGAIN AND WELCOME TO EXPLORER. WE’RE IN THE SONORA DESERT OF ARIZONA. THIS SAGUARO CACTUS IS A LIVING TESTAMENT OF NATURE’S WILL TO SURVIVE. A FORTY-FOOT GIANT LIKE THIS, AMONG THE LARGEST CACTUS IN THE WORLD, CAN STORE SOME 200 GALLONS OF WATER TO RESIST DRY CONDITIONS SEASON AFTER SEASON. IN FACT, MANY OF THE DESERT’S CREATURES - BIRDS, LIZARDS, INSECTS - MAKE THEIR HOMES INSIDE THE SAGUARO...















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Scriptwriting
script copy, host dialogue, bumpers, etc. for television and media scripts
Icons & Symbols / Communication: The Human Imperative
The Library of Congress' Global Library Project; Washington, DC
Master Plan
Media Vision, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA
National Geo / Saguaro Treatment
National Geographic Television; Washington, DC