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Jenn Virskus

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San Francisco, CA
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Lithuania, photographers, writers, alpine ski racing, sailing, aviation, burgers, travel, Israel, food, walkability, architecture, kitchen design, lifestyle, culture, innovation, medtech
Doesn't Cover: finance, crime

Writer, skier, sailor, adventurer, photographer, cat lover, stuff doer, proud Lithuanian, not necessarily in that order. Tweeting about what inspires me.

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Biography

My name is Jenn Virskus, and I arrived in Vilnius, Lithuania, on a one-way ticket in December 2003.

My grandparents escaped their homeland of Lithuania on the eve of the second Soviet occupation in 1944. They traveled across wartime Germany, and spent five years post-war in Germany, amassing enou...

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@JennVirskus — 401 followers, 3,263 tweets

Jul 19, 2017

@bluehost WHY is your site chugging along SO SLOW? Trying to enable SSL and cpanel NOT responding. #frustrated

Jul 16, 2017

So psyched to see my article on #SEO for #Artists in the Aug/Sep issue of @ProArtistMag! Order the digital issue: https://t.co/b9haf6Mp4i https://t.co/Yw7RSW5sP4

Jul 14, 2017

Talk about right place right time... a cote du Jardin des Tuileries, we get the French flag fly by! #bastilleday #14juillet #Paris https://t.co/jr7sxlKgH6

Jul 06, 2017

We totally get where these dancers are coming from... Trying to raise money for a grassroots campaign to take on...  http://fb.me/8QbKdE2i2 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started out as a creative writer, and eventually got a column in a small magazine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

A long, long time ago!

How is social media changing news?

It's making us work harder and faster.