Issaquah native is finalist for Juantaroo’s chief world explorer

October 13, 2013

NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 13, 2013

Issaquah native Annie Cheng is one step closer to securing what is being described as the “best job around the world.”

Cheng is a top-50 finalist for’s chief world explorer, earning a chance to be sent around the world and blog about the adventure.

She passed through the first round of voting, after her introduction video received more than 17,000 likes.

For the second round, applicants had to feature their hometowns. In her video, Cheng visited the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery and made a jump with Seattle Paragliding.

The public can view, and then like, Cheng’s video here.