VOA Profiles in Courage, the Soviet Swimmer

My latest video in the profiles in courage series at the Voice of America, where I work, is about former Soviet swimmer and broadcaster, Irina Van Dusen, about to be social media journalist at the Vancouver Winter Games.

This was an assignment I really enjoyed since I love doing show and tell profiles, with doses of insights, and Irina had plenty to provide.

As a former wannabee top athlete, with many strange coaches along the way, I share many of her thoughts as well, on comparing sports and journalism -- although one difference, I never really liked sports journalism when I tried it, the allure of being back in play rather than reporting is still too strong for me.

One thing I do enjoy about starting to work video though is the physicality of it. Enough bla, bla, here is the video ...

Popular Posts