Eric R. Olson is a filmmaker, producer & writer specializing in life sciences and natural history. He is currently the lead digital producer for the top-rated wildlife show NATURE on PBS. Previous positions have included video producer and editor for Scientific American magazine and audio-video editor for the premiere science journal Nature. In 2008, he graduated from the Science, Health and Environmental reporting program at New York University. Previous to his career in the media, Eric worked on the front lines of medical research studying the genes that predispose women to breast cancer.