ATLANTA (April 23, 2015) - Jeff Corwin, host of Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Coriwn from Georgia Aquarium, has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Travel/Children’s Series Host.

Corwin is an Emmy-winning television host, author, biologist, and passionate conservationist. On Ocean Mysteries, Corwin and a team of dedicated scientists and researchers from Georgia Aquarium take viewers on adventures around the world to tell the extraordinary stories that lie beneath our oceans, and provide a unique perspective on the value of our oceans, and how to protect endangered and threatened species.

The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2 a.m. - 6 p.m. during the 2014 calendar year. Winners will be announced at the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards gala on Friday, April 24, in Los Angeles, Calif.

The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards is a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in cooperation with the Television Academy (ATAS).

Ocean Mysteries airs Saturday mornings during Litton’s Weekend Adventure on ABC stations.

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ABOUT GEORGIA AQUARIUM

Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia, contains more than 10 million gallons of water and the largest collection of aquatic animals. The mission of Georgia Aquarium is to be an entertaining, educational and scientific institution featuring exhibits and programs of the highest standards; offering engaging and exciting guest experiences promoting the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world. Georgia Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums. For additional information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.

ABOUT JEFF CORWIN

Emmy-winning television host, author and biologist, Jeff Corwin has worked for the conservation of endangered species and ecosystems around the globe. Through education and awareness, he believes these vital elements of our planet can be conserved for future generations. For nearly 20 years, Jeff has produced and hosted a variety of popular television series broadcasted on networks like Disney Channel, Discovery Channel, NBC, Animal Planet, Travel Channel and the Food Network. Presently, Jeff is executive producer and host of the award winning weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, airing weekends during Litton’s Weekend Adventure on ABC stations nationally.  In addition to exploring the state of our planet's wildlife and ecology, Jeff has serves as an environmental and science correspondent for CNN, CBS and NBC news. Jeff’s wildlife and conservation work has been regularly featured on a variety of broadcasting networks including CNN, FOX, Good Morning America, The Today Show, CBS Morning Show, and Ellen. Beyond television, Jeff has partnered with the Wittaker Center to produce the film Expedition Chesapeake, and with Rodale to publish the book 100 Heartbeats. Jeff is also the author of Living on the Edge: Amazing Relationships in the Natural World and founder of EcoZone, an environmental education center in Norwell, MA.  Jeff lives in Massachusetts on a small island with his wife and two daughters.