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Jenn Virskus

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 my work & what inspires me.

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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 — 412 followers, 3,665 tweets

Wonderful things happening at Baltic Cup! It's not *all* about skiing 😉 Wish I was up there! But alas... I'm... 
RT @squawalpineops: Mother Nature delivered 3.5 FEET of powder to our mountains in the past 24 hours, bringing our storm total to 99", and…
Sitting in the condo at @SquawValleyLdge watching the snow pile up out the window and listening to all the traffic chaos on @1015KTKE #STORMWATCH18
@buffer 🤞🤞🤞 Do you have new suggestions for how to maximize Instagram posts given the option of automatic posting and the limitations for tagging people/locations? Perhaps a good topic for an upcoming blog post??? 😉
To celebrate #Lithuania's #BookSmugglerDay, here's a list of the 10 best bookstores in the world. Did your favorite make the list? 
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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.