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“Survivor” Celebrates 15 Years and 30 Seasons

First-Time Theme Is White Collar vs. Blue Collar vs. No Collar

Special 90-Minute Season Premiere Airs Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015,
Followed By a 90-Minute Premiere of “The Amazing Race”

Click Here To Meet The Castaways

CBS announced today the 18 castaways who will compete on the next SURVIVOR when the Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 30th season with a special 90-minute premiere, Wednesday, Feb. 25 (8:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Emmy Award winner Jeff Probst is host.  

After 15 years and 30 seasons, the newest edition will feature the first-time theme of “Worlds Apart,” with castaways from very different backgrounds divided into the three separate tribes. The all-new castaways will be grouped by White Collar, Blue Collar and No Collar.

The White Collars (Masaya Tribe), known for making the rules, includes a corporate executive, a retail buyer and a marketing director. The Blue Collars (Escameca Tribe), known to follow the rules, consists of a postal worker, an oil driller and a contractor. The No Collars (Nargarote Tribe) boasts free spirits who are known to break the rules. This tribe consists of a coconut salesman, a sailing instructor and a YouTube sensation. These three tribes will have very different approaches to how they play the game and interact with each other, while sharing the same goal: to outwit, outplay, outlast and ultimately be crowned Sole Survivor and winner of the $1 million dollar prize.

The battle unfolds when these three tribes compete against each other on SURVIVOR:


White Collar (Masaya Tribe)

Tyler Fredrickson, 33

Current Residence: Los Angeles

Occupation: Ex-Talent Agent Assistant





So Kim, 31

Current Residence: Long Beach, Calif.

Occupation: Retail Buyer



Carolyn Rivera, 52

Current Residence: Tampa, Fla.

Occupation: Corporate Executive




Max Dawson, Ph.D., 37

Current Residence: Topanga, Calif.

Occupation: Media Consultant




Shirin Oskooi, 31

Current Residence: San Francisco

Occupation: Yahoo Executive




Joaquin Souberbielle, 27

Current Residence: Valley Stream, N.Y.

Occupation: Marketing Director




Blue Collar (Escameca Tribe)


Kelly Remington, 44

Current Residence: Grand Island, N.Y.

Occupation: State Trooper





Sierra Dawn Thomas, 27

Current Residence: Roy, Utah

Occupation: Barrel Racer




Mike Holloway, 38

Current Residence: North Richland Hills, Texas

Occupation: Oil Driller




Lindsey Cascaddan, 24

Current Residence: College Park, Fla.

Occupation: Hairdresser





Dan Foley, 47

Current Residence: Gorham, Maine

Occupation: Postal Worker




Rodney Lavoie Jr., 24

Current Residence: Boston

Occupation: General Contractor




No Collar (Nargarote)


Jenn Brown, 22

Current Residence: Long Beach, Calif.

Occupation: Sailing Instructor




Hali Ford, 25

Current Residence: San Francisco

Occupation: Law Student





Joe Anglim, 25

Current Residence: Scottsdale, Ariz.

Occupation: Jewelry Designer




Nina Poersch, 51

Current Residence: Palmdale, Calif.

Occupation: Hearing Advocate



Vince Sly, 32

Current Residence: Santa Monica, Calif.

Occupation:  Coconut Vendor




Will Sims II, 41

Current Residence: Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Occupation: YouTube Sensation




CHEAT TWEET: Blue Collar vs. White Collar vs. No Collar, 30th Edition @Survivor_Tweet 90-min season premiere Wed. Feb. 25 @ 8PM


SURVIVOR is hosted by Emmy Award-winning host Jeff Probst and produced by SEG, Inc.  Mark Burnett and Jeff Probst are executive producers.

For more detailed information on SURVIVOR and the castaways’ bios, log on to  Photos are available at




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