Published On Apr 26, 2023
The Race to the North Pole
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The race to the North Pole took 300 years and ended in two men pitted against each other, in an attempt to convince the world who had got their first. But one of them was lying.
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Johnny Harris is an Emmy-winning independent journalist and contributor to the New York Times. Based in Washington, DC, Harris reports on interesting trends and stories domestically and around the globe, publishing to his audience of over 3.5 million on Youtube. Harris produced and hosted the twice Emmy-nominated series Borders for Vox Media. His visual style blends motion graphics with cinematic videography to create content that explains complex issues in relatable ways.
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Vox Borders: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLrFyjGZ9NU
NPR Planet Money: https://www.npr.org/transcripts/1072164745
- where to find me -
Iz's (my wife’s) channel: https://www.youtube.com/iz-harris
- how i make my videos -
Tom Fox makes my music, work with him here: https://tfbeats.com/
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All the gear I use: https://www.izharris.com/gear-guide
- my courses -
Learn a language: https://brighttrip.com/course/language/
Visual storytelling: https://www.brighttrip.com/courses/visual-storytelling