great bear stakeout commissioner sings beautiful swan song
Christine Weber, Discovery Channel Executive Producer and Commissioner for Great Bear Stakeout (co-produced by BBC and Discovery Channel) recently honored my request for an interview in the nation’s capitol. She was preparing to fly west to announce 2013 winners at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. I was returning from a 24th season in the Alaska wilderness so she asked for a grizzly bear story to kick off our first face-to-face meeting. Once the bear tale was told, she trumped it with shocking news.
Christine announced her retirement after decades at the pinnacle of a career in this ever-changing industry for the likes of National Geographic and Discovery Channel. With her permission, it’s now my honor to publish her beautiful swan song: