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Ashley Cowie              

Explorer, Filmmaker, Television Presenter & Historical Author

Ashley Cowie is a Scottish explorer, filmmaker, television presenter and writer who currently lives in Colombia. Cowie has filmed documentaries in over 30 countries worldwide, including over 20 states in North America. He is the author of three non-fiction history books and is currently a science and archaeology journalist and features writer.

Cowie studied filmmaking and photography in Glasgow University and after ten years photographing and working at archaeological sites in the north of Scotland he became Resident Historian of STV’s The Hour Show, presenting live history features.

More recently, while teaching documentary filmmaking at the University of the West of Scotland, Cowie hosted The People’s History Show and he has filmed, produced and presented several historical documentary series with networks such as Discovery Channel, History Channel, PBS, Universal Networks, Travel Channel and STV.

Cowie recently featured on two episodes of Discovery Channel’s Expedition Unknown, where he guides American explorer Josh gates on two epic treasure hunts in Scotland and Colombia. Cowie's website is History Fuzz and his YouTube films deep-dive the archetypes of mythology, folklore and fairytales and the medicinal, nutritional and ritual applications of plants in the ancient world.

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