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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 — 411 followers, 3,375 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

How a photo club spawned a friendship that led to a job opp that became an article in about a restaurant in Užupis  https://jenn.virskus.com/blog/sweet-root-restaurant-vilnius/ 

Sep 22, 2017

Professional Artist did a wonderful job with the opening spread of my feature article in the Sept/Oct 2017 issue!  https://jenn.virskus.com/blog/step-by-step-seo-professional-artist/ 

Sep 21, 2017

Helping @mariannecampbel and Margaret Lampert tell the story of Margaret's latest personal project! https://t.co/O4lffvbZPL https://t.co/Bjjmp9IEIW

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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.