John Vande Wege

John is a video journalist and visual storyteller that loves the sense of adventure that comes with what he does.  Camera in hand, John gets to go places he wouldn’t ordinarily go and meet people he never imagined meeting.

While on the staff at the Los Angeles Times, he worked on over a hundred multimedia projects including the Pulitzer Prize-winning series Altered Oceans.  As a backpack journalist, John reported stories from the Middle East, Africa and all over the United States.  Over the last two years, John has completed projects for a variety of news, civic, corporate and non-profit clients.

Having spent many years as a line cook, and shooting dozens of restaurant reviews and cooking segments, John thought he was something of a ‘foodie’.  But he comes in this project as a food truck newbie with a great appreciation for what these 4-wheel chefs are doing.