Mariana Van Zeller

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Mariana van Zeller talks season 2 of 'Trafficked,' uncovering black markets

NEW YORK -- National Geographic's Emmy-Nominated docu-series "Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller" is back for season two. She delves into the underworlds, all in an effort to inform the public. "In a battle between fear and curiosity in my head, curiosity always wins," van Zeller said. The award-winning journalist explores...
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Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller

TRAFFICKED with Mariana van Zeller is an original documentary series that explores the complex and dangerous inner-workings of the global underworld, black and informal markets. Each adventure follows Mariana on a mission to follow the chain of custody of trafficked goods, understand how to obtain the contraband, or see the 360-degree view of the trafficking world from the point of view of the smugglers, law enforcement and those caught in the crossfire.
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The Ringer

Mariana van Zeller on ‘Trafficked’

Larry weighs in on the omicron variant and his faith in the current political system while looking forward to 2022. He’s then joined by Mariana van Zeller, host of the National Geographic TV series Trafficked to talk about her early days in Portugal (19:11) and how the events surrounding the 9/11 attacks inspired her to be a journalist. Then they discuss how Trafficked was created and its production process (28:21) while touching on some of the show’s subject matter, including white supremacy, (37:00) crystal meth, (42:04) legalized marijuana, and much more.
Washington Post

“Trafficked” A Conversation with Mariana van Zeller

The Washington Post is providing this news free to all readers as a public service. Join Peabody and duPont Award-winning journalist Mariana van Zeller for a rare, in-depth conversation previewing the new season of National Geographic’s “Trafficked.” The 10-part series offers viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the underworld’s most dangerous black markets -- from California to West Africa. Join this discussion ahead of the anticipated season premiere.

Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller Season 2 Trailer

National Geographic has revealed the trailer for Season 2 of Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller, which is set to debut Wednesday, December 1 at 9/8c on National Geographic and streaming on Hulu. You can watch the trailer for the second season using the player below and read on for episode...

Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller: Season Three; Early Renewal for Nat Geo Series

Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller has received an early renewal. National Geographic has ordered a third season for the series prior to the premiere of season two this December. The second season will consist of 10 episodes., and, once again, Journalist Mariana van Zeller will take viewers into the underworld and the black market.

National Geographic Renews ‘Trafficked With Mariana van Zeller,’ Orders ‘Life Below Zero’ Spinoff and More

National Geographic has renewed “Trafficked With Mariana van Zeller” for a third season ahead of its second season premiere, which comes Dec. 1 at 9 p.m. Additionally, the network ordered three new unscripted series: “Life Below Zero: First Alaskans,” “The 7 Toughest Days on Earth” and “Appetite for Adventures.” The second season of “Trafficked” was produced amid the COVID-19 pandemic and consists of 10 new episodes; the third season will begin production this fall. Each episode of the series will continue to follow the titular Peabody and duPont Award-winning journalist as she works her way inside a black market or trafficking...
Herald News

Portuguese journalist Mariana van Zeller takes viewers on a journey inside the most dangerous black markets in National Geographic series

LOS ANGELES - Peabody and duPont Award-winning journalist Mariana van Zeller is the first Portuguese to have a National Geographic program named after. In the documentary series “Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller,” she explores the complex and often violent inner workings of smuggling networks around the globe. “It’s a giant...