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Published On: Thu, Mar 19th, 2015

Emily Riedel talks new ‘Bering Sea Gold’ season, dredging, failures, singing

Discovery Channel’s Being Sea Gold returned for another exciting season and Emily Riedel, the first and only female dredge owner, talked with Dispatch Radio about the show, how things have changed with a full season under belt, issues on the show and pursuing her singing passion.

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It was a “dismal failure,” Emily says of her beginnings, but then sets lofty goals. “It was polarized…a day-by-day situation” and confesses to her approach to motivate the crew, dealing with the cold, the equipment and even the film crew.

“There’s a lot of crashes between me and Los Angeles.”

Bering Sea Gold is filmed in Nome, Alaska during some harsh conditions from the creators of Deadliest Catch. The team are gold mining, battling choppy seas, poor underwater visibility, inconsistent fuel delivery, personnel issues, mining location rights, sufficient paydirt discovery, diver safety, and ocean-damaging equipment failures.

Emily Riedel Bering Sea Gold s 4 picEmily details juggles the chaos as the skipper of her own boat. She jokes about dredging in a warm climate as a “treasure hunter,” but seriously talks about her aspirations to be an opera singer and balancing those demands with her career dredging.

Check out the full interview below.

Being Sea Gold airs Fridays 10 PM/9c on the Discovery Channel

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BERING SEA GOLD reveals the real-life dangers of a job with no typical day at the office.  As each day passes, the ambitious fortune seekers have only one option: find the gold before debt takes hold.

BERING SEA GOLD is produced for Discovery Channel by Original Productions, a Fremantle Media company.  For Original Productions, executive producers are Thom Beers, Philip D. Segal, Jeff Conroy and John Gray and Sean Dash. For Discovery Channel, Executive Producer is David Pritikin. “Like” BERING SEA GOLD on Facebook at facebook.com/BeringSeaGold and follow the series on Twitter @BeringSeaGold. To learn more, go to www.discovery.com, on Facebook at Facebook.com/discovery and on Twitter @Discovery.

 

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- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professionally in 2003 on Crazed Fanboy before expanding into other blogs and sites. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) and completed the three years Global University program in Ministerial Studies to be a pastor. To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON

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  1. Pete Gallegos says:

    Really enjoyed your interveiw with Emely and how you treated he with such respect
    She is a incredible person.
    And isn’t it funny how life has worked out for her so far.
    Thank You Pete

  2. Alfred G Lam says:

    Not available in Canada, yet. Bummer

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