Life Below Zero’s showrunner on the challenges of filming the NatGeo series, from frozen cameras to peeing in a bucket.
about Joseph Litzinger
Joseph Litzinger is currently the show runner and executive producer of the Emmy-winning series Life Below Zero for National Geographic Television and BBC Studios. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Sociology and a minor in American Sign Language. He then moved to Los Angeles to make documentaries and pursue his dream of traveling the world, looking for unique stories to tell. He's been fortunate enough to do just that. He is credited on hundreds of hours of nonfiction programming and has produced television for countless networks, including History Channel, Discovery, National Geographic, MTV, CMT, NBC, and Showtime. Prior to his career as a producer, Joe worked as a secret undercover food taster for Jack in the Box, earned his “Mouseters” and “Ducktorate” at Walt Disney University, and was the personal smoothie maker for the Houston Rockets.