JARED STONE attended the University of Kansas, graduating with dual B.A.s in Cultural Anthropology and Film, with a concentration in Visual Anthropology. He began his career with National Geographic Television, beginning as an intern and rising through the ranks to become a producer. At that point, he entered the agency world, producing television for a multitude of clients including ABC, NBC, FOX, the CW, FX, Bravo, USA, Lifetime, Sony, and Telepictures, where his work was nominated for an Emmy in 2011, and in 2013 won an Emmy for his work on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. In addition to his television work, Stone is also the author of several screenplays and is the creator of the Year of the Cow blog detailing his quest to make the absolute best use of an entire cow that he possibly can. Stone lives with his wife, Summer, their two children, and a large dog in a small house in Los Angeles.