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Last updated July 13, 2022

This is The Way: Career Stories to Find Your Way – a video series created by Get Schooled. In this series, you'll hear from real pros on how they got to where they are and what advice they have for young people who are starting their first jobs. There is no one way to finding the perfect career - we're here to help you find your way.

Journalism is a Passion for Stories with Kirstin D!

Company: Wink News

Title: News Anchor

Experience at current job: 3 years

Post-Secondary: Hampton University

Kirstin is a News Anchor for Wink News. Journalism is a passion, she says, and that means loving telling stories!

The World is Your Stage with Lia F!

Company: Seattle Rep Theater

Title: Public Works Manager + Freelance Director

Experience at current job: 5 years

Post-Secondary: University of California Irvine, BA in Theatre - Honors in Directing

Lia is a theater director and helps more people access the theater. She credits her three cultural upbringings as a key to her storytelling and passion for people.

Making Movies and Telling Stories with Derek E!

Company: Northwest Film Forum

Title: Education Director

Experience at current job: 7 months

Post-Secondary: University of Washington

Derek is the Education Director at Northwest Film Forum and a documentary film maker. He has a passion for storytelling and now teaches emerging film makers what his mentors have taught him.

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