Ben Hansen is the
lead host and investigator of the SyFy channel's Fact or Faked:
Paranormal Files. With three seasons on the air, the show focuses on
recreating videos and photos of alleged paranormal events to see if they
have a natural explanation, were hoaxed, or if they remain unexplained.
The six person team takes on cases of ghosts, UFOs, Bigfoot,
chupacabras, mermaids, and other unusual occurrences.
graduated from the University of Utah and went to work investigating
child physical abuse and sex crimes at the state level for several years
before moving on to work for the FBI. He eventually landed in
Hollywood, where he helped develop what would later become at hit
paranormal show, Fact or Faked.
Hansen is a spokesperson for
Bushnell's line of night vision equipment which can be found at
www.nightvisionops.com. When he's not filming, he travels the country
lecturing, conducting public UFO and ghost investigating events, and
developing new reality show projects.
George Knapp is the chief investigative reporter for
KLAS TV, where he has earned the highest honors in broadcast journalism,
including the Peabody Award (twice), the Dupont Award from Columbia
University, and 24 regional Emmy's. George is a weekend host of Coast
to Coast AM, broadcast live on 550 radio stations throughout North
America. He has also worked as a news anchor, newspaper columnist, and
has taught debate and journalism at several universities. His 1990
multi-part series "UFOs: The Best Evidence" was cited by United Press
International as Best Individual Achievement by a Journalist. He is
co-author of "Hunt for the Skinwalker", a non-fiction book about the
scientific investigation of a UFO/paranormal hotspot in Utah.