Jay Novella

Co-Host of The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

Jay Novella is a skeptical activist, a science popularizer and co-host of The Skeptics’ Guide To The Universe, a top 10 science podcast with over 600 episodes.

He serves as a producer and director for SGU Productions whose videos can be seen on the SGU YouTube channel including Occ The Skeptical Caveman, a 4 episode web series. Jay also produces live videos on the SGU podcast’s Facebook page.

Jay is a co-producer and writer of the stage show A Skeptical Extravaganza of Special Significance. Co-produced with Steven Novella and George Hrab, the show has improvisational skits, music and a trivia game where the SGU goes head to head against the audience.

Jay is also the Director of Marketing and Technology for The New England Skeptical Society, a nonprofit organization focused on promoting higher standards of education, especially in the areas of science and critical thinking. Through the NESS, for the past 9 years Jay has served on the board of directors for the Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism (NECSS) held yearly in New York City.