Emily Schmidt

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Emily Schmidt is an Emmy award-winning journalist who grew up on an Iowa farm and is based in Washington, DC. She has told stories while floating in air, wading through floodwaters, and covering the race for U.S. President.

Emily scopes out places like Tajikistan and Guinea while on assignment and tackles exploring U.S. National Parks with her husband and two sons. They’re writing a book, “Geokids: 50 States On School Breaks” about those adventures and mapping out continent visits. Next up: Antarctica.

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