17 min

#07 Just do it: Former tourism worker’s journey to film, sneakers and sports The Pivot

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Davy Chen spent 14 years working in the travel and tourism industry. Bright eyed and fresh out of tourism college he scored his first job at a backpackers in 2006, and by 2014 he was working in the big leagues at Flight Centre. 

But as COVID reared it’s ugly head in 2020, flights were grounded and the bright lights of tourism began to fade. 

Luckily for Davy, tourism wasn’t his only passion and after a bit of soul searching he decided to turn his side hustle into a full time gig.

He tells Newshub’s Wilhelmina Shrimpton how he launched a videography business called ‘Big Bright Media’ in the middle of a pandemic, and how the idea was born from his love of basketball and sneakers. 

This is audio of Davy Chen’s journey of film.

For more visit newshub.co.nz/podcasts

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Davy Chen spent 14 years working in the travel and tourism industry. Bright eyed and fresh out of tourism college he scored his first job at a backpackers in 2006, and by 2014 he was working in the big leagues at Flight Centre. 

But as COVID reared it’s ugly head in 2020, flights were grounded and the bright lights of tourism began to fade. 

Luckily for Davy, tourism wasn’t his only passion and after a bit of soul searching he decided to turn his side hustle into a full time gig.

He tells Newshub’s Wilhelmina Shrimpton how he launched a videography business called ‘Big Bright Media’ in the middle of a pandemic, and how the idea was born from his love of basketball and sneakers. 

This is audio of Davy Chen’s journey of film.

For more visit newshub.co.nz/podcasts

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

17 min

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