— Creators —
Jesse Callahan Bryant
Jesse is an Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar, American Alpine Club Research Fellow, and recent graduate of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies where he served as the Executive Director of the Environmental Film Festival at Yale and as an Editor for the Yale Environment Review.
Hannah is a Montana-born and raised writer, musician, and photographer with a degree in Environmental Studies and Creative Writing from Middlebury College. Her multi-genre senior thesis was published in Sage Magazine in 2019. She also writes for the Jackson Hole News & Guide and is a field instructor for NOLS.
Doug has called Montana and the west home for 46 years. Doug sings, plays piano, electric and acoustic bass, mandolin & guitar. He’s played bluegrass, folk, rock, blues, jazz & currently plays in a retro-rock surf band in Helena, Montana. Most of his instrumentals were written on the mandolin, including Hannah’s Hop, which was inspired by his young daughter’s joyful dance. He also has a tall son who loves to sing & dance.
Becca is a Bozeman-based designer/cartographer/biologist who taps into Jackson’s struggle for the good life via frequent visits to the Tetons. She grew up in Northwest Montana and studied conservation biology at Middlebury College. Resisting the magnetism of the Mountain West proved futile, and she now lives in a house full of ski bros who’ve started to read the New Yorker if she leaves a copy on the dining room table long enough.
Cole currently serves as an AmeriCorps member at Teton Science Schools, and provides support to the podcast through his efforts transcribing episodes and creating teaching resources related to each episode. He’s a recent graduate of the University of Puget Sound, with a degree in Political Science & Environmental Policy.