Into the Drink Scuba TV program introduces new host, Nick LuceyLiquidAssets.tv, producers of “Into the Drink,” has announced that after careful television market research and industry analysis, it has decided to appoint Nick Lucey as the new host of the dive travel television show for Season Two. Nick has served as producer, writer and online manager of LiquidAssets.tv and the show since production of the television series began in September 2008.
A fixture of the dive industry, Nick is no stranger to traveling the world in search of a good story, serving as Editor of Scuba Diving Magazine for 15 years from 1993 to 2008.
Nick began his career in journalism in the 1980’s as a photojournalist in the U.S. Marine Corps, attached to infantry and artillery units deployed throughout the western Pacific and Asia. He finished his tour as a sergeant at Parris Island, S.C., then moved to nearby Savannah, Georgia, where he became a copy editor for the Savannah Morning News. He then worked his way up the ranks to become Editor at Large of Scuba Diving Magazine, where he served as a territory sales manager and online sales and site manager for the magazine’s web properties, including ScubaDiving.com, for more than 15 years.
Nick is among the world’s foremost dive journalists and industry experts, and his assignments have taken him to all corners of the globe in search of articles and underwater and topside photos, including Australia, Baja, Borneo, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Hawaii, Japan, the Maldives, Micronesia, Tahiti, and nearly every island in the Caribbean. He’s logged thousands of dives in hundreds of dive destinations, and his articles and photographs have been published in magazines and on web sites the world over.
“Into the Drink” can be seen on Tuff TV, Retro Television Network and Resort & Residence TV. “Into the Drink” is a hosted travel show comprised of 13 half-hour episodes. Filming locations for Season One included California’s Channel Islands; Costa Rica; Fiji; Grand Cayman; Guadalupe Island off the coast of Mexico’s Baja; Utila and Roatan in Honduras’s Bay Islands; Wakatobi, Indonesia; St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands; and the Turks & Caicos. Season Two destinations will include Australia, Belize, Dominica, the Galapagos, Hawaii, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and more.
The show airs at 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. EST on the new cable network Tuff TV, on the Retro Television Network every Saturday night at 11:30pm EST, and on Resort & Residence TV (DirecTV Channel 354) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. EST, Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Sundays at 4:30 p.m. EST. Distribution for “Into the Drink” is constantly growing and updates will be made as they become available on the official fan site of “Into the Drink” at http://www.intothedrink.tv/watch.
LiquidAssets.tv leads “on-location” trips to join them as they film episodes in exotic locations for Season Two. Upcoming trips include Ambergris Caye in Belize April 20-24, Kona, Hawaii aboard the Kona Aggressor August 14-21, and the Visayas, Philippines October 19-29. For more information about these on-location trips, please visit http://www.intothedrink.tv/travel.