Veronica's Open Road


Sword & Laser

“If you're really passionate about a topic and you wanna work in that field, you should already be doing it.”


Radio Technology


Experience Exploration Hard Work Passion Confidence Culture Individualism Inspiration Societal Pressures Opportunity Values Acceptance Family Desire Risk Fulfillment Success Doubt Negativity Courage


Being Creative


  • As a kid, whenever she was sick, her mom would buy her a "bravery present," and Veronica always picked out Nintendo games.
  • After school, she decided to move to San Francisco with her two best friends.
  • She didn't have any money or any sort of plan, so she started cruising around for job opportunites.
  • Spotted an ad for an internship at CNET Networks, and eventually got the job.
  • Her boss got her a gig producing a podcast, which combined Veronica's interests in new media and audio.
  • She worked her way up from producer, to guest, to co-host; after that, she segued into on-camera work.
  • In the beginning, as a woman in the tech/gaming field, she felt like she had to prove herself more than a man would; luckily, that's worn off.
  • Says that if you're passionate about something, and you want to work in that field, get online and start writing or talking about it.

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