Emmy Award winning Joseph Rosendo recently was honored with by Taiwan for his insightful show talks about Taiwan in this broadcast. Joseph, a winner of the 2013 Taiwan Tourism Festival Awards, deepens his understanding of Taiwan and its people by criss-crossing the island during the Taiwan Lantern Festival. A celebration of light, culture and tradition, the festival is a Chinese holiday more than 2,000 years old.
Created more than 24 years ago by award-winning travel journalist and author, Joseph Rosendo, Travelscope has grown from a radio show and print publication into a PBS television series, an eMagazine, as well as video streaming, a travel blog and audio pod-casts.Travelscope®, now in its sixth season, reaches 96% of the US market and 265 million viewers on more than 500 PBS stations nationwide, as well as airing in numerous international markets. “Travelscope® currently has 65 episodes airing which entertain, inform and educate viewers about the wonders of the world and the people in it,” says Joseph. “We are grateful to have the opportunity to touch so many peEmmy-award winner Joseph Rosendo has been a travel, food and wine journalist and travel broadcaster for 30 years. Since 2007, he has hosted, written and directed Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope®, the award-winning travel television series. “We close each show with a quote from Mark Twain: ‘Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness,’” says Joseph. “It’s a truth that first turned me on to travel and has kept me hooked for more than thirty years.”