#NOWCASTING Hosts for Kids Science Show!

Departure Films is casting 2 experienced television hosts (21+, all ethnicities) who are authentic science enthusiasts to lead new series that explains the science of everyday life in a fun, cool way. Expanding on a popular book series, the hosts will teach kids (ages 6-12) the mechanics, processes, histories and science of things their everyday lives depend on. Talent will work both in-studio and on location doing in-person interviews and docu-style segments with subject experts and kids.

Looking for:

  • Strong on-camera skills including stand-ups, interviews and making complex ideas accessible & entertaining.
  • Comedy/improv skills + creative thinker
  • Knack for fun + upbeat, outgoing and likeable
  • Genuine Passion for science with a desire to explore science, technology & world around them.
  • Experience & ease working with kids & adults in a variety of situations/locations.

NOTE: Talent must be bondable to work with kids 6-12 (i.e. pass a background check for working with minors)

Basic cable or streaming


Series – if picked up – will shoot over 2-3 month period in Q1-2, 2020.

Exact state + location still TBD.  Exact episode order will be finalized at greenlight.

PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP to [email protected] with NAT GEO KIDS in the subject line and please include:

  • on-camera reel (if you have) along with
  • recent photo
  • resume
  • links to website + social media
  • contact email and phone number (only) please, no personal details like birthdate, home address, driver’s license number, social security number, financial information, etc.

National Geographic Kids https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Departure Films http://departure-films.com/