After working as a marine educator and media producer at the New England Aquarium for 26 years, Paul now manages Paul Erickson Studios, LLC. This small business develops exhibit and app content—text, illustrations, photography, video—for aquariums, museums, zoos, nature centers and other organizations. Some of the recent museum-related projects he has worked on are:
Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, Sanibel, FL
Georgia Aquarium Aquanaut Adventure
Genoa National Fish Hatchery & Black Hawk War video
National Aquarium of Saudi Arabia, and the Science Center of Kuwait, with Cambridge 7 Associates
Houston Zoo African Forest with Lyons/Zaremba, Inc.
13 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Centers
Zoo Miami’s Amazon and Beyond—a collaboration with humorist Dave Barry
Fun Zoo Miami website
Paul also serves as a naturalist on the Sea Shuttle‘s 45- foot catamaran Endeavour in Salem Sound, MA and a technical advisor for the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, New Hampshire.
He has worked as a special on-camera correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America, WBZ-TV News and Radio, Westinghouse Broadcasting’s Superkids program, CBS’s WEEI-FM and WMJX Magic Radio, Boston. He received three regional Emmy Award nominations for his work on WBZ-TV News.
Erickson’s new book with photographer Andy Martinez, The Pier at the End of the World, published by Tilbury House, received a National Science Teacher’s Association / Children’s Book Council Outstanding Science Trade Book Award (K-12) for 2016. The Pier also received a 2015 Skipping Stones Magazine Honor Award. Previously, he co-authored Dive to the Coral Reefs, a PBS Reading Rainbow selection.
Erickson tells exciting stories about his diving adventures around the world to a wide variety of audiences about his undersea adventures. Please see home page menu bar item: Speaking Engagements.