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Josh Bernstein

American Explorer

Josh Bernstein is an explorer who has travelled more than 1,000,000 miles by train, plane, bus, bike, and camel to over 75 countries in pursuit of knowledge and discovery. He is on a quest to shed light on some of the most fascinating mysteries on our planet.

About Josh Bernstein

Born and raised in New York City, Josh studied at Cornell University (BA, Anthropology & Psychology) before spending a year in a post-graduate program in Jerusalem studying mysticism and ancient texts.

When not home in New York, Josh travels approximately 200+ days per year. His hobbies include photography, technical SCUBA diving (cave, wreck, rebreather) and admiring / restoring classic Land Rovers and Land Cruisers.

A fellow of both The Explorers Club and the Royal Geographical Society, Josh has traced the Ark of the Covenant from the caverns of Jerusalem to the mountains of Ethiopia and communed with tribal chiefs in the darkest jungles of the Amazon Rainforest.

Josh has ventured deep underground with NASA scientists to explore the origins of life on Earth and helped recover the Apollo F-1 engines from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean.

Sharing his adventures

Audiences in over 220 countries and territories around the world know Josh from his roles hosting series for the History Channel, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian Institution, and National Geographic Channel. Josh has taken viewers on amazing journeys in over 50 hours of prime-time, award-winning documentaries.

Today, Josh’s production company, Mission7 Media, is committed to producing ‘content with a purpose’. When not filming for television networks, Explorer At Large or Mission7 Media, Josh loves to speak about his adventures and the importance of curiosity and courage in keynote addresses.

The Global Classroom are thrilled to welcome Josh Bernstein to our eighth digital classroom – The Big Picture – on Tuesday 8th June at 16:30 BST.

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