About the show

Journalist Kinga Philipps and filmmaker J.J. Kelley investigate the most-fascinating missing person cases on the planet. At each harrowing location, the intrepid explorers speak to locals, witnesses and experts in hard-hitting interrogations. They follow the evidence trail no matter where it goes, putting themselves in heart-pounding situations that test their limits.

Lost in the Wild - Video Highlights

Lured into the Jungle

Kinga and J.J. investigate a young man who disappeared into the jungle.

Meet the Hosts

J.J. Kelley

J.J. Kelley is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, producer, director and explorer focusing on issues of conservation and wildlife crime. His documentaries have been featured on the cover of National Geographic Magazine three times and he has served as a producer and correspondent for National Geographic’s “Explorer” series, where he led countless expeditions. An avid adventurer, Kelley is an Appalachian Trail Thru-hiker, has paddled from Alaska to Seattle... Read more about J.J.

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Kinga Philipps

Kinga Philipps is a veteran journalist, writer, producer and travel expert. Born in Warsaw, Poland, Philipps grew up in a family of explorers and adventurers. Philipps began her career as an on-air correspondent for the Emmy Award-winning Current TV and went on to co-host and produce a variety of travel-adventure series for SyFy, National Geographic and EPIX. She has traveled the world reporting on intense subjects like police corruption in Mexico, gangs in... Read more about Kinga.

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