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Episode 51 – Marion Abrams – Documentary Filmmaker, Spartan Up! Podcast, Talking Life in Vermont, Her Career, Creating Films for PBS, and Working with Joe De Sena

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Marion Abrams is a creative force at whatever project she tackles. Her work has been nominated for an Emmy. The documentarian has captured and/or edited stories for PBS NOVA, PBS Birdwatch, The Vermont Department of Tourism, Vermont Ski Areas Association, The Vermont Lottery.

She partnered with Kelley & Doug Lewis to create the Vermont Spotlight video series, which received 3 Emmy Nominations in its first season. When tragedy hit her home of Pittsfield in 2011 she created the documentary Flood bound to tell the story of a small town coming together and thriving in the face of adversity.

Her latest project and one which has garnered a lot of attention is the SpartanUp Podcast. She developed and launched the podcast with Spartan Race founder Joe De Sena in 2015 and today the podcast continues to top download charts. While her face is not seen she personally touches every episode.

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She talks on the podcast about her journey, her work, living and raising a family in a small town in Vermont and more.

Episode 51 – Marion Abrams

 

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Margaret Schlachter is Founder of DirtinYourSkirt.com. She has been part of the OCR Community since 2010. When not working on the next article she can be found running from race-to-race. She is Editor-in-Chief of MudRunGuide.com. She authored the book Obstacle Race Training.
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