Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Have you thought about your "dream job?" Do you have any idea what it takes to get there? Are you headed in the right direction?
Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to fashion designers, sports trainers, music therapists, to college and professional coaches, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Join hosts Jillian, Shawn, Gracey and Alecsa every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment!
Rated High for Educational Content by the
University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center.
Where can you find Real Life 101?
Our show is syndicated, which means it may appear on many different TV stations on different days at different times. Check your local listings to find out exactly when and where Real Life 101 appears in your area; we recommend starting with our Station List to give your search a jump start!
Week of June 27, 2016
The way people feel about their appearance can impact their whole being. Shawn will introduce us to a plastic surgeon who helps his patients look and feel better about themselves. And for her premiere on Real Life 101, our new field reporter, Alecsa, will meet the top recruiter for PwC. She’ll find out the qualities the company is looking for when hiring new employees and interns. Do you enjoy organizing and want your own business? Don’t miss Shawn’s interview with a woman who provides a helping hand for her clients by running errands and getting their homes in order.
Week of July 4, 2016
We’ll meet Elan, a fashion designer and women’s clothing manufacturer who gives Gracey a look at his intriguing career . . . and his beautiful styles. Then Shawn will talk with a marketing and advertising executive and discuss how she gives her clients the biggest bang for their advertising buck including media buying. Plus we’ll take a trip to the Miami Seaquarium where Gracey meets up with the animal care manager and learns how she tends to the exhibit and rescue animals such as manatees and turtles.
Week of July 11, 2016
The term “organic” is becoming more commonplace on grocery store shelves. But do you know what it means? Shawn will find out from an organic farmer who runs a business that makes orange juice you may find in your produce section. If you’re interested in a different type of music career, you’ll want to see Alecsa’s interview with a Music Therapist and learn how he uses music to help people with various illnesses. We’ll also look into another health career . . . one that has to do with eyesight . . . when Shawn visits a para-optometric assistant and sees the things she does to assist the doctor.