A Minnesota native, Hannah Olson has worked on Into the Amazon for American Experience (PBS), Lidia Celebrates America (PBS), The Italian Americans (PBS) and several seasons of Finding Your Roots with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., of which she is currently the Series Producer. In 2012, Hannah produced a short film in Haiti on sustainable waste water treatment. She's made pieces for radio on farming in central Mexico, Arab-American literature after 9/11, and the police force in Rio de Janeiro. Prior to joining Ark, Hannah lived in Hanoi, where she did research for Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Hannah graduated from Brown University, where she studied Spanish and Portuguese Literature and Economic Development.