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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 — 407 followers, 3,475 tweets

RT @bizzwriter: Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about. – Winston Churchill #quote
RT @visitLithuania: January 13th is Lithuanian Remembrance day. We wear forget-me-not pins #NeverForget #Lithuania #Heros https://t.co/aM62GUjeEl
@NBCSports why aren’t men’s Alpine skiing events available for replay on the app or Apple TV??? ❤️ watching the women but wanna see men too! @NBCOlympics @fisalpine
In case you missed it, this was a really cute story about Ieva Januskeviciute!  https://fb.me/1tS2B2AIU 
Jeffrey Martz has basically dedicated his life to photography... but he doesn't do it professionally. He does it for the love of it. My latest for @theimageflow  https://buff.ly/2mhN3mb  #byme #ghostwriter
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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.