Amanda Kennon, NIC
Photo Credit: Mitch McGill
Who do you follow on Twitter?
@RID_Inc, @NADtweets, @Virginia_RID, @PCRIDinterpret
What are your favorite smartphone apps?
Google Calendar, Expensify, ColorNote, and ToDo Task Manager to keep me organized
What is your favorite Web site or a favorite YouTube video?
Facebook- it is a great way to stay connected with friends, classmates, and colleagues around the world.
What do you do when you’re not interpreting?
I am currently working on my Master’s degree and serving on the VRID board as the District I (Northern Virginia) Representative. I am also an avid photographer and love to travel.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
Never stop learning!
Who is your interpreter idol?
That’s a tough one- I’ve been blessed with lots of amazing mentors.
What is the best part about your job?
I love the flexibility and all of the wonderful people- interpreters and consumers- that I am able to meet and work with. I also feel very privilaged to be working in the Nation’s Capitol.
What is something most of your colleagues don’t know about you?
I have a fraternal twin sister who also lives in the D.C. area.
What are you most looking forward to at this moment?
My husband and I are planning a cruise to celebrate our five-year wedding anniversary.