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Ron Magill

22 Podcast Episodes

Latest 26 Nov 2022 | Updated Daily

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Hour 1: Ron Magill

The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

Ron Magill joins the show to teach us about the animals and to try to sell us a picture you can print from your computer. The guys discuss expected damage from Hurricane Ian. Things get heated between Mike and Stugtoz while discussing TVD. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


27 Sep 2022

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Hour 1: All 6' 6" Of Ron Magill

The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

Ron Magill joins the show to talk self-centered entitled brats, call Mike a “sad excuse for a man, and advocate for humans to be gored. Then, Robert Griffin III’s broadcast persona, Tom Brady’s marketing, and a UFC 279 recap before previewing our Suey Award Winners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


13 Sep 2022

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Miami’s “Connection” with Ron Magill

New York Style Guide

Miami’s “Connection” with Ron Magill When a Nikon ambassador, Zoo Miami communications director, animal emissary and doting hubby like Ron Magill collaborates with his friend, the distinguished, very celebrated, Miami Herald Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, Carl Juste, to tell their stories through photography, well, it’s simply magical and inspirational. Being able to see the emotionally narrative works ...

21 Apr 2022

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Episode 103: Telling Stories to Make Connections (with Ron Magill)

The TEC Talk Podcast: Presented by Natural Encounters, Inc.

This is a super exciting episiode - not because Chris and Ari are back together in the same office for the first time in over a month, but because they're joined by a super cool guest, Zoo Miami's Ron Magill! Ron shares a bunch of great stories from his history in the zoo field: meeting and becoming good friends with Jim Fowler, reflecting on the lessons learned from 27 years of being watched by 10 million people a week on the biggest TV show in the world, how an experience breaking zoo policies on live TV lead to him becoming their spokesperson, and how a very special relationship with an incredible couple had a massive impact on Ron and the zoo's conservation efforts. Not even kidding, all three of us were crying! If you have a question or a topic you'd like us to discuss on the show, let us know at podcast@naturalencounters.com! 

1hr 12mins

7 Apr 2022

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Ron Magill - Wildlife Conservationist

Local Voices (Miami)

Ron is.............THE MAN at the zoo. Born in New York City, his father a Cuban immigrant, and his mother the daughter of Colombian and German immigrants, he always loved animals, and initially wanted to be a veterinarian. After his family moved down to Florida in 1972 to live on a farm and raise horses in addition to mangos & avocados, he was truly exposed to the raw outdoors. His first job with animals was at the Miami Serpentarium, and his senior year at UF, he was offered the job of zookeeper for the zoo in Crandon Park in Key Biscayne. His first big mentor was Jim Fowler, a side host for the show "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom", who taught him even more about carrying forward a sense of play and wonder with the animals. After being hired as zookeeper for the Miami Zoo, he eventually stared his own endowment, the Ron Magill Conservation Endowment, raising millions of dollars to support high tech equipment for conservation efforts, & enabling youth with scholarships in the field. If he had a billion dollars, he would invest it in the education and sustainable work opportunities of those living in developing countries very near to precious animal reserves. A strong believer in holding up our promise to the urban development line in Miami, he is passionate about preservationism and has many close friends to thank for his progress thus far. Follow him on IG @ronmagillwildlife and listen closely to the episode, to hear some of Ron's favorite underrated spots to see wildlife, in both South Florida and his favorite getaway spot, Africa. He is the man behind the Lion King. Thank you Ron.

1hr 3mins

24 Feb 2022

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Rossifari After Dark 2022 featuring Emily Begue, Tiffany James, Charlotte Trapman-O'Brien, and Ron Magill

Rossifari Podcast - Zoos, Aquariums, and Animal Conservation

Hello, lovers!  Today is Valentine's Day, and we are celebrating with an episode intended for mature audiences only! We are going to be hearing a few funny stories about the steamier side of animals...we're talking about birds getting overstimulated, the most famous sex noise in the animal kingdom, the stamina of a rhino, and more! We also revisit a favorite story from the first episode of season 2 of the pod with our friend Ron Magill! And you may even get to hear a personal story from yours truly! Of course, we are featuring our special After Dark theme music and artwork again this year!  Sit back, relax, and enjoy, lovers! THIS EPISODE IS INTENDED FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY. LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.


14 Feb 2022

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Charles Towne Fermentory's Adam Goodwin, Award-Winning Wildlife Expert/Photographer Ron Magill

The Beer Hour with Johnathan Wakefield

Jonathan & Maria chat with Adam Goodwin, about the history of & beers produced by "Charles Towne Fermentory". Then, Award-Winning Wildlife Expert/Photographer Ron Magill talks about his work at Zoo Miami, conservation, and much more!(Original Airdate: 1/21/22)


22 Jan 2022

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Hour 2: Taking Ron Magill's Breath Away

The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

Ron Magill joins to discuss how dinosaurs may or may not have mated and the moments that took his breath away in the wild. Plus, how quickly the narrative changed on Aaron Rodgers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


21 Sep 2021

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The Big Suey: Ron Magill's Bad Gifts

The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

Ron Magill joins the show to talk animals and bad gifts he has given. Jim McBride discusses Cam Newton's surprising release and the Shipping Container discusses parking spaces, bathroom stalls and F1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


1 Sep 2021

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Why So Serious? with Ron Magill of Zoo Miami

Rossifari Podcast - Zoos, Aquariums, and Animal Conservation

Season Two of the Safari starts off in Miami, Florida, with Communications Director and Goodwill Ambassador Ron Magill!  Ron is a legend in the conservation community and the zoo field, and his skill as a storyteller makes this episode both the best start to a new season, and one that will inspire you beyond belief!  If there is only one episode of the podcast that you check out, make it this one! Contentl Warning: There are a few minor swear words in this episode, and also a very much adult-oriented story, which I give a warning about before it begins.  EPISODE LINKS: www.zoomiami.org www.ronmagill.org @ronmagillwildlife on Instagram @zoomiami on Instagram and Facebook ROSSIFARI LINKS: www.rossifari.com www.patreon.com/rossifari @rossifari on Insta, Facebook, and Twitter @rossifaripod on TikTok 

1hr 5mins

27 Jul 2021