Aaron Sagers is a Storyteller, TV host, journalist, and author on a lifelong mission to make cross-cultural connections across the globe as a Paranormal Journalist and travel expert.
Whether exploring the Knights Templar in France, drag racing in the United Arab Emirates, searching for elves in Iceland, living in Romani villages in Transylvania, tagging Great Whites in Cape Cod, taking a swim in Loch Ness, searching for a cursed witch in a Nicaraguan volcano, camping at Mt. Fuji, wrangling crocodiles in Australia, meeting privately with the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Rome, traveling solo in Morocco, or pursuing the best cocktails in, well, everywhere, Aaron is a relentlessly curious adventurer who has explored six continents, and dozens of countries. He was named one of only three Knights of Dracula by the Transylvanian Society of Dracula, is a Scottish Laird, was turned into an action figure, and has his face on a bottle of rum.
An award-winning media personality who has presented for National Geographic and taught at New York University, he is known for his expertise on paranormal history and Paranormal Pop Culture, Aaron currently appears on Travel Channel’s Paranormal Caught on Camera (now in its fifth season); is creator/host of the Talking Strange video and podcast show with the Den of Geek network; producer/host of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ripley’s Road Trip show; creator/host of the ad-supported independently produced paranormal/true crime podcast NightMerica.
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Previously, he was a host, and producer for Syfy; a host for Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Happy Hour; and a pop-culture expert for SKY TV’s Best of Sci-Fi movies program. He has been on The Today Show, was Host/Co-Executive Producer on the Travel Channel’s Paranormal Paparazzi (and remains a Travel Expert for the network) and hosted a Being Human after-show for Syfy. Sagers appeared as the host TLC’s Paranormal Lockdown: Evidence Revealed. He worked with HBO as a Game of Thrones expert for morning shows across the nation and filmed a Travels With Dracula travel show in Transylvania (with Bram Stoker's descendant) — which led to him returning to Romania for his Vlad vs. Vlad segments with Luke Evans to support Universal Home Entertainment's Dracula Untold. He joined TruTV's Super Into with Aaron Paul of Breaking Bad, and you have seen him turned into a The Walking Dead Walker by effects guru Greg Nicotero. Sagers also hosted on-camera Back to the Future and The Breakfast Club reunions for Universal Home Entertainment, hosted panels and Facebook Lives for Child’s Play/Cult of Chucky premiere events, and the Apple Store multicast Oscar event for Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
You have also seen Sagers as a host, or pop-culture guest across the globe on: Japan’s Fuji TV, Germany’s Bild, Australia’s NewsCorp, UK’s BBC and SKY, Europe’s RTL — and Huffington Post Live, AOL Build, Reelz, Fusion, ABC, NPR, MTV, and CNN.
He has performed as a guest or host at live events for: Fox, Esquire TV, Focus Features, National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel/Destination America, Syfy, and Universal, and at conventions such as San Diego Comic-Con, New York Comic-Con, Star Wars Celebration, South By Southwest.
Along with a decade of experience as a journalist and syndicated columnist for Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, Philadelphia Inquirer, Miami Herald, and more. Sagers has taught Journalism at New York University, been profiled in The Hollywood Reporter, interviewed by The New York Times, is author of "Paranormal Pop Culture: Rambling and Shambling Through the Entertainment of the Unexplained" and contributing author to Doctor Who Psychology, and The Joker Psychology.