I flew into Charleston, South Carolina on Monday evening and on Tuesday afternoon, I accompanied the blue-shirted gang from South Carolina Federal Credit Union to surprise Josh with a job offer to become the 2009 Young & Free SC Spokesperson!
Josh and I spent the rest of Wednesday going over how to use his new gear and website. I finally crashed at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday and woke up in time for my 10:00 a.m. flight home on Thursday. A fast and furious and super fun trip!
This was one of my favorite videos that Josh submitted during his campaign to become the Young & Free SC Spokesperson. A simple explanation of the difference between banks, credit unions and piggy banks!
An interesting fact that I learned during Josh's campaign was that although he had extensive experience in high school and in university on high-end gear and software, he no longer had access to these tools since graduation. He filmed his videos on a point-and-shoot Canon digital photo camera and edited them using Windows Movie Maker. It goes to show that content is king and equipment is secondary!
He's now equipped with an HD Canon camera, a Macbook and Final Cut Express, so watch out world.
Congratulations Josh and best of luck with your new job!