Her Drone and the Great Wall of China
The website, Women and Drones, is known for bringing together and empowering the women of the drone industry. They feature stories about women from around the world who are doing exciting things in the UAS Industry. One of the latest stories featured one woman who gained a whole new perspective when it comes to her passion for travel. Meet Elena Buenrostro.
Tell us about yourself and your background.
Hi, I’m Elena Buenrostro, producer, director, writer, host and drone enthusiast. After graduating college with a B.A. in Visual Arts & Theatre in 2011, I started my career as an educator teaching K-12 the video production process. I love teaching and its very rewarding, however, I still had a creative itch that was not being fulfilled. So, in 2013, I landed a job as a producer, writer and host for my own travel show. I had the privilege of producing and hosting a nationally airing television show titled, Behind The Gates on WealthTV, where I toured some of the most luxurious properties around the world. I also featured classic car, luxury yacht shows and French castles to 20.5 million households across the nation, parts of the Caribbean and Asia, (Boy, do I wish I had a drone back then).
After my time as a producer in the TV industry, I decided I wanted to enmesh myself into the social media world where I believe the future of video lives. So, in 2014, I made a career move and started working for a San Diego social media start-up company called JumbleJoy.com. As their first Video Producer, I branded and built their video team and created over 300 viral DIY and cooking videos reaching a combined audience of over 100 million. Continue reading her interview on Women and Drones.