Fellowship in an industry I thought was dying but have loved and gratefully participated in for the past 17 years.
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I had my first national exposure at age 17 with CBC Radio during the Seoul Olympics as a simultaneous, on-air translator.I loved working with the journalists I met there and knew I wanted to follow in their footsteps. They were paid to learn about the world and share with the rest of the world. What could be cooler that that? Since then, I've had the privilege to cover Hong Kong on the launch team of CNBC Asia; cover the Hong Kong Handover with Newsweek and The Independent (UK); break the story of Chinese organized crime's large-scale grow ups in Canada for CBC Radio news; and highlight youth culture with two cover stories for Maclean's. I now get to learn from world innovators in technology, sustainable food, travel, and entertainment through online platforms.I wake up excited to share what I learn and learn what I don't every day.
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If in Journalism, Media and Communication in general, one deals with freedom of expression, one has to be accessible to all and able to understand and communicate in all languages. Sign language is one of them and it is not only the language of the hearing impaired, it is a minority language of many people in every society of the world. It is also an important way to communicate in some of our world's societies as part of their culture.Although it is very important and for many people the only…See More