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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 — 404 followers, 3,430 tweets

Nov 16, 2017

Looks like Ieva Jan has a successor! 😜 Ski fast, think snow, have fun Liepa!  http://fb.me/N9QpfW1G 

Nov 15, 2017

Woah! @RealHughJackman's fav podcast is @ThisAmerLife! Anyone who knows a good #story when he hears one is alright by me! Renews my aspiration to get on the show 😉 https://t.co/7gUpGNu1w2

Nov 13, 2017

RT @AspenSnowmass: Land of the free because of the brave. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 @vitalfilms https://t.co/rXlu00YfL3

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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.