Rachel Rudwall Who Am I?
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Who Am I ?

RACHEL RUDWALL

An Introduction to RACHEL RUDWALL

January 2011

1: Who am I?

Storyteller. Explorer. Lover of the world entire.

2: What do you do and what project are you currently working on?

I’m a TV producer, camera operator, media host, writer, photographer, and every now and again editor. Though responsibilities vary, everything I do funnels toward one central goal – telling the world’s stories.

Recent projects: History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers and Ax Men. Next up: ProjectExplorer.org travel series in Thailand, and additional projects in India, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Hong Kong.

3: Where are you from and where are you going?

From – Dayton, OH. Resident of – Los Angeles, CA. Going – the rest of the world. And outer space, too. (Virgin Galactic: Call me sometime.)

4: Who is your biggest hero?

Women like Mariana van Zeller who face the world and tell the tough stories.

5: What book is your bible?

Any notebook I can scribble in as I roam.

6: What are some things you love?  And some things you hate?

Love: People watching. Avocado. Gustavo Santaolalla. Craft beer. Anthony Bourdain’s sass. NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day.

Don’t love: Closed-mindedness. Tangled hangers. Burma’s political system. The smell of cooked broccoli.

7: What is your raison d’être?

Learning from and teaching others about the world.

8: What is your favorite color?

Blue.

9: Who is your favorite comic book superhero?

Hit-Girl.

10: What is your favorite NYC hot spot?

The High Line.

11: What turns you on?

Good food. Unless I eat too much and get really full. In which case, I’m no longer turned on.

12: What would the last question of this questionnaire be if you were the one asking?

What scares you in a good way?

Rachel Rudwall is a TV producer, camera operator, media host, writer, photographer and editor.  She is best described as a “storyteller,” one who wants desperately to “tell the world’s stories.”  She has traveled the world many times over and will now be a correspondent and writer for our Latitudes travel section where you will soon see updates from her and others about people, places and happenings the world over.

LINKS:

Rachel Rudwall’s Official Site: Rachel Roams

Questions by PMc Magazine

Photography by Todd Van Osdol & Jeffrey Mann

Design by Marie Havens

Captions:

Page 1:

Rachel Rudwall, in Valdez, Alaska, August 2010, Photography by Todd Van Osdol.

Page 2:

Mbaka Oromo Primary School, near Darajambili, Kenya, June 2009, Photography by Jeffrey Mann.


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