Margot Russell is an experienced, versatile writer whose career spans more than 30 years in print and broadcast journalism. Her well-read weekly column in the Jamestown Post-Journal chronicles the triumphs and foibles of everyday life with a broad sense of wit and humor. Her broadcasting career in television and radio spanned several decades with stints at NPR, WPRO and WKBW.
Margot is a published author, a successful freelance feature writer and a script writer for The History Channel. She is also creator, writer and producer of The Travel Wish, a television pilot filmed in Alaska in 2018. The show is currently up for consideration at Netflix.
When she is not writing, she travels the world in her capacity as a Certified International Tour Director, and has led archaeological tours to 35 countries. She lives happily by Chautauqua Lake in Western New York and in Houston, Texas.
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