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Episodes

2014-15 Season

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Episode 210 (Season Premiere)
Original Broadcast: Week of September 1, 2014

To kick off the season, we’re going to bring back our most popular interviews from last year.  We’ll start off with a career most of us have never thought of when we watch Shawn’s interview with a security person who keeps high-profile and famous people out of harm’s way. Then, we’ll revisit the hospital where Gracey met a doctor working in a fast growing trend in healthcare as a hospitalist. Can you guess what a hospitalist does? Keeping memories alive and preserving documents is important whether it’s a historic document or pictures of you and your friends or family.  We’ll look back at Shawn’s interview with a digital archivist at a college library.

Episode 211
Original Broadcast: Week of September 8, 2014

Today, we’re going to continue where we left off last week and bring you more of our viewer’s favorite careers. We’ll start off with Gracey’s visit with a Roman Catholic priest and learn what he does besides celebrating Sunday Mass to serve the people of his community. Then we’ll take a look at Shawn’s segment with an empowerment coach who told him how she inspires people and helps them achieve their full potential. Plus we’ll bring back Gracey’s interview with a CPA where she learned how he was drawn to this career even though in high school he had no interest in accounting!

Episode 212
Original Broadcast: Week of September 15, 2014

Holiday Inn ExpressGracey will start us out on the field where she talks with a former pro-football kicker. He’s has now found his niche as a kicking coach teaching his skills to others. Then Shawn will visit an Emergency Operations Center where he meets up with an Emergency Manager and learns how he coordinates operations during crises (plural of crisis) and other events. And Gracey will talk with an adoption attorney and learn how she matches up parents to their new child and ensures that the adoption process goes smoothly.

Episode 213
Original Broadcast: Week of September 22, 2014

Holiday Inn ExpressShawn will introduce us to a SWAT Team leader and learn what goes into his high adrenaline job protecting citizens. Then, Gracey will visit a global farm where she meets an agricultural consultant who works with farmers all over the world to help them grow crops to feed their communities.   Plus, Shawn will learn from a chef and food truck owner what’s involved in owning a mobile kitchen and why it’s one of the hottest trends in dining.

Episode 214
Original Broadcast: Week of September 29, 2014

Holiday Inn ExpressWhat comes to mind when you think of Anthropology?  Bet you never thought of fast food. You won’t want to miss Gracey’s informative interview with an anthropologist. Then Shawn will talk with a marketing engineer at ABB who works to make sure her customer’s energy needs are met. And Shawn will also visit a fire station where he’ll talk to a firefighter and learn that this job is not just about extinguishing fires. 

Episode 215
Original Broadcast: Week of October 6, 2014

Did you know that 1 out of 3 dogs over the age of 10 will most likely develop cancer?  Shawn will meet a veterinary oncologist who diagnoses and treats pets with cancer. Then Gracey will talk to a man who makes his living as a freelance drummer. She especially enjoyed his drum solo – I think you will, too! And if you’re into reptiles, you won’t want to miss Shawn’s interview with a zookeeper who takes care of them.  Not sure I’d be comfortable getting as close to the gators as she does!

Episode 216
Original Broadcast: Week of October 13, 2014

Holiday Inn ExpressGracey will start us off at the bank where she meets a business banker and learn how he helps small business owners achieve their goals. Jobs are plentiful in the oil and gas industry.  Shawn will meet a recruiter who tells him about some of the careers available in the field and how he connects prospects and employers. Plus, Gracey will talk with a social media manager who gives her a glimpse of how he works to get his customers seen in a positive way and at the top of internet search engine lists.

Episode 217
Original Broadcast: Week of October 20, 2014

Holiday Inn ExpressWe may not realize it, but logistics is involved in everything we have. Shawn will meet the president of a logistics company who will introduce us to his career of getting things safely and intact from point A to B. And Gracey will take us to a wildlife refuge in the Everglades where a wildlife biologist gives us a glimpse of the work he does both as a biologist and nature photographer. Then it’s back to the classroom where Shawn visits a preschool teacher who tells us how she teaches little ones to prepare them for school.

Episode 218
Original Broadcast: Week of October 27, 2014

We’ll take you to a beautifully landscaped home where Gracey will meet the landscape architect who designed the incredible outdoor spaces.
Then we’ll get to see what goes into formulating the ingredients for cheesecakes and pizza rolls when Shawn meets up with a food scientist.
And if you’re into art, you won’t want to miss Gracey’s interview with a man who makes his living as a sculptor. We’ll even see him welding one of his masterpieces!

Episode 219
Original Broadcast: Week of November 3, 2014

Today, we’re going to revisit some of our most popular careers from last season.  We’ll show you Shawn’s interview with a mediator and find out how this method of alternative dispute resolution provides a great way to settle legal disputes between both people and companies. And, we’ll take a look back at Gracey’s visit with a nurse who helps keep patients healthy without ever meeting them in person in her work as a case manager for an insurance company. And of course, our wedding segments are always popular. We’ll bring back Shawn’s interview with a wedding planner and see why she can be worth her weight in gold when it comes to taking the stress off the bride and her family.

Episode 220
Original Broadcast: Week of November 10, 2014

We’ve had so many great careers over the years – and today we’re going to revisit a few from last season. We’ll start with a look back at Gracey’s interview with a person who spends her time detecting what handwriting is forged and what is authentic in her career as a forensic document examiner. Then we’ll bring you back Shawn’s interview with an attorney who specializes in working with people and companies in disputes.
And for those interested in food and have sales and leadership qualities, we’ll revisit Gracey’s interview with a regional sales manager for a major salad dressing manufacturer.

Episode 221
Original Broadcast: Week of November 17, 2014

Holiday Inn ExpressAre you a car buff and into performance, computers, physics and math? You won’t want to miss Shawn’s interview with a calibration engineer. There are many opportunities in nursing for LPNs and RNs.  Gracey will meet an LPN who also uses her business skills to work as a nurse manager in a doctor’s office. And how would you like a job in law enforcement, riding a horse through city streets, and keeping the citizens safe? Shawn will introduce us to a mounted patrol officer.

Episode 222
Original Broadcast: Week of November 24, 2014

Gracey will introduce us to a man who makes his living as a residential appraiser figuring out what a house is worth and why this is so important in a real estate transaction. Speaking of real estate, Shawn will meet a professional Realtor and learn what motivates her each day and how she helps her buyers find the perfect home. Then we’ll go back outside where Gracey talks to a certified arborist and learns there’s a lot of science and diagnostics to trimming a tree and keeping it healthy.

Episode 223
Original Broadcast: Week of December 1, 2014

If you want to work behind the scenes in TV and have a knack for numbers, Shawn may have the perfect job for you as a Director of Station Research. Then Gracey will visit a physical therapy rehab unit of a hospital where she learns about the fascinating and growing profession of a hand therapist. You thought only people get acupuncture? Wrong. Shawn will speak with a veterinary acupuncturist and learn how pets can benefit from this alternative form of medicine, too. 

Episode 224
Original Broadcast: Week of December 8, 2014

Gracey will meet a very compassionate OB GYN cancer doctor who specializes in treating women with cancers related to the female reproductive system. And Shawn will introduce us to a Daily Money Manager and learn how she helps her elderly clients manage their expenses and pay their bills. Then Gracey will meet an electrical contractor and see how he coordinates all the electrical work in new homes.

Episode 225
Original Broadcast: Week of December 15, 2014

We’ll bring you an encore of Shawn’s interview with a women’s college soccer coach and see how she turned her passion for soccer into a career. Then we’ll head out to the airport where we take a look back at Gracey’s interview with a flight attendant and see that her job entails a lot more than asking passengers if they’d like peanuts or pretzels. Plus, we’ll bring back Shawn’s interview with a field service engineer and see how he turned his love of fixing things and electronics into a career maintaining and repairing nuclear imaging equipment at a hospital.

Episode 226
Original Broadcast: Week of December 22, 2014

We’ll revisit Gracey’s interview with a food broker and find out why food manufacturers rely on them to them to increase sales of their food products. And we’ll bring you an encore of Shawn’s visit with a public relations specialist where he learned a few of the many things she does and why PR people are so important to a company. And we’ll take you back to the bridal salon where the buyer talked to Gracey about how she selects her shop’s gorgeous wedding gowns. Wait til you see these dresses on the models!

Episode 227
Original Broadcast: Week of December 29, 2014

We’ll get a glimpse into some of the job opportunities in the fast-paced TV news industry when Shawn meets up with the news director at a TV station. Then Gracey will visit a concierge pediatrician who is providing better care for his patients with a new spin on old-fashioned medicine.
Finally, Shawn will visit a preschool and childcare center where he meets the director who shares with him some of her duties working with parents, teachers and little tots.

Episode 228
Original Broadcast: Week of January 5, 2015

Gracey will meet a neuropsychologist who uses integrative medicine - one of the latest trends in healthcare - in treating her patients.
And Shawn will introduce us to an engineer who researches and develops products to increase power efficiency around municipalities. Then Gracey will take us to ECHO, a farm that works to equip people around the world with skills and resources to efficiently grow crops and reduce hunger.

Episode 229
Original Broadcast: Week of January 12, 2015

We’re going to revisit Shawn’s interview with a self made man who started a successful hotel empire and, just as importantly, values giving back to others. He has an amazing and inspiring story. We’ll also take a look back at Gracey’s interview with an actuary and see how they use statistics to determine the chance of uncertain future events, such as hurricanes or automobile accidents, when calculating insurance rates.
And you’ve heard of day care centers where kids have a set routine, including playtime and naptime.  We’re going to get an encore of Shawn’s visit to a doggie day care and see they follow a similar routine!

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