Christine van Blokland
Christine van Blokland

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Contact Info

Contact Name:
Christine van Blokland
Company Name:
Curious Traveler
City:
Gainesville

About

Website:
http://curioustravelertv.com/
Membership Level:
Media
About Me:
Christine van Blokland is an award-winning travel, arts and entertainment journalist with more than 20 years on television.

Christine is the creator, writer and executive producer of the educational international travel series 'Curious Traveler' on PBS, CreateTV & Amazon Video.

Curious Traveler takes viewers around the world to enrich & inspire. Episodes include: Curious Wales, Curious Paris, Curious London, Curious Rome and more.

Her awards include: 3 National Daytime Emmy Nominations as host and executive producer, 2 Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas honors, 3 NATJA Awards, 3 Southeast Emmy Awards, 1 Suncoast Emmy Award, 4 Telly Awards, and multiple regional Emmy nominations.

Christine also hosts, writes and produces for several other award-winning travel series, including: 'Take Me Away' for USA Today Travel, nationally syndicated 'Pets Welcome Here' & 'Adventures by Disney' for Walt Disney World.

Born in Scotland, Christine travelled across Europe and Africa by the age of 16. She went on to become an award-winning feature reporter and host for Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS & Tribune stations across the country. She has interviewed everyone from Andrea Bocelli to George Clooney to Kermit the Frog. Favorite feature stories include: Joining the cast of Cirque du Soleil and celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11 with the world's largest Moon Pie.

Christine holds a degree in Broadcast Journalism, with concentrations in Fine Arts and Religion, from the University of Florida.

Christine is also an artist, and studied Classical Animation at Vancouver Film School, where she produced a short animated film, consisting of thousands of individual, hand-drawn frames.