Meeting Explorers by Fredrik Sträng

Vanessa O’Brien talks with fellow climber Fredrik Sträng in his new Podcast Meeting Explorers about going to extremes. Published on July 13, 2021. See video above or click here to learn more.

Good Day LA

Vanessa O’Brien talks with Good Day LA host Michaela Pereira about her new book, To The Greatest Heights, on May 6, 2021.

Why K2 is a Harder Climb Than Mount Everest

(Tech Insider) Interview with Vanessa about why Mt. Everest isn’t the hardest mountain in the world to climb, and why so fewer who attempt K2 ever make it to the top.

Sky News

Vanessa O’Brien talks to Stephen Dixon on Sky News about her lastest expeditions and book, To The Greatest Heights, on 30 April 2021.

Voice of America

Vanessa O’Brien, the first British and American woman to conquer K2, tells Voice of America her story.

Yahoo Finance

Yahoo Finance’s Midday Movers profiles Vanessa O’Brien’s ascent of K2 on November 17, 2017. Host Alexis Christoforous and Vanessa discuss Women and Leadership among other things.

Sky News

Just back from Guam, Vanessa becomes the First Woman to Reach Earth’s Highest and Lowest Points. She tells SkyNews about it on June 19, 2020.

BBC Breakfast

Vanessa O’Brien becomes the First Woman to Reach Earth’s Highest and Lowest Points. She tells BBCNews about it on June 21 2020.

BBC World News

Global with Matthew Amroliwala celebrates Vanessa O’Brien’s ascent of K2 and her SES Explorer of the Year Award on BBC World News on May 23, 2018 in London.

BBC Breakfast

Vanessa O’Brien interviewed by BBC Breakfast’s Dan Walker and Louise Minchin in Manchester on August 30 2017.

Sky News Sunrise

This segment aired on Sky TV’s Breakfast programme in October 2017, discussing the ascent of K2 with Sarah-Jane Mee on Sunrise.

The Boston Globe

This video was created by Emily Zendt for The Boston Globe and illustrates my final preparations as I leave the United States for Pakistan to attempt to climb K2 in the summer of 2015.

Sky News Sunrise

Vanessa O’Brien joins Gillian Joseph and Stephen Dixon to discuss the film Everest, climbing and risk on Saturday September 19, 2015.

Good Day LA

This segment aired on Good Day LA after completing the Explorers Grand Slam. It was wonderful spending time with Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone on set. Thank you guys for letting me share my story with your viewers!

Good Day New York

Vanessa O’Brien, David George Gordon and Greg Olsen talk to Good Day New York about the 111th Annual Explorers Club Dinner.

U.S. Embassy Islamabad

Fresh off of K2, Guinness World Record-holding mountain climber Vanessa O’Brien takes on Pakistan’s tallest rock climbing arena with our Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network, English Access Microscholarship Program students, and members of the five-time national champion women’s football team, The Young Rising Stars.

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