Hosts

  • Alex Farnham

    As a 24-year-old comedic actor from Hawaii, Alex is a seasoned YouTuber with more than 300 videos to his name since 2008. Those clips have garnered 180,000+ subscribers and nearly 50 million video views. He's also a master at character work and famous impersonations, able to channel the nuances of everyone from James Dean to Rebecca Black to Captain Jack Sparrow. His first foray into internet stardom began with a viral video entitled, Ace Ventura Saves a Guinea Pig," which currently has over 1.5 million views.

    In addition to acting, Alex is also a talented musician with a knack for improvised lyrics. And he's a lifelong animal lover and this makes him perfect for hosting Animalist News!

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  • Amberly Gochoel

    Amberly has been an animal lover since the day she was born. Over the past twenty years she's raised and cared for over seventy animals including frogs, ducks, and of course cats. As a child she wanted to be a veterinarian, but later fell in love with journalism in high school and college. On her days off, Amberly loves to cook, play Minecraft, cosplay, and cuddle with her three cats.
    "An ant's life was, to it, as sweet as ours." - Abraham Lincoln

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  • Catie Wayne

    Catie Wayne (21) has been involved in entertaining since she was a very young girl. In early 2009, her video FOAR EVERYWUN FRUM BOXXY went viral (yes, she's Boxxy), and her digital life has never been the same. In total she has reached over 50+ million views and 550,000+ subscribers and both of those numbers grow every day. She makes weekly videos on her channel ANewHopeee, and occasional videos over on boxxybabee. She is very happy to join the Animalist family, reporting on animal news and teaching you all the weird, gross, and beautiful things about animals!

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