WHAT TO BE
What to Be is radio show/Podcast hosted by Your Future Is Our Business, a Santa Cruz non-profit that helps students explore careers. We interview and highlight the careers of inspirational people in Santa Cruz County and ask them to tell us what their job is really like! Our show airs Sundays at 7pm on 90.7fm KSQD Santa Cruz. You can also stream online at ksqd.org, go to soundcloud.com/what-to-be, or scroll down below to subscribe via Google, Apple, or Spotify platforms. New episodes uploaded every week! Sign up for our newsletter to participate in our LIVE shows (also linked above): http://eepurl.com/guuG2b Email us at [email protected] if you have questions or if you'd like to be our next guest!

Tony Nunez | Managing Editor for the Pajaronian newspaper service in Watsonville

Industry Sector: Arts, Media, and Entertainment

Episode Notes

Tony Nunez, a voice of the people! Tony found a passion for journalism as a young student at Cabrillo College. Just two years out of high school, Tony left his role as the Editor-in-Chief of the Cabrillo Voice to join the crew at The Pajaronian as the paper's Sports Editor. Tony has since graduated from San Jose State University and continues to do great work with The Pajaronian, now as the Managing Editor.

Christa Boynton | Northern California Wedding Photographer

Industry Sector: Arts, Media, and Entertainment

Episode Notes

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a wedding photographer? What are the day-to-day challenges, and what qualities should you have to pursue this career? Tune in to learn more and feel inspired from Christa's story about how she began her own thriving photography business at a young age.

Hayley Mears | Program Manager at Monterey Bay Career Connect

Industry Sector: Education, Child Development, and Family Services

Episode Notes

In this interview, program manager Hayley Mears of Monterey Bay Career Connect shares the ups and downs of career goals, program management, and working at a non-profit. Tune in!

Gavin Clark | M.D. Student at The Georgetown University School of Medicine

Industry Sector: Health Services and Science

Episode Notes

Gavin spoke with us about the journey he's taken to achieve his dream of becoming a Medical Doctor. It took hard work and a lot of resilience, but Gavin found his way into one of the nation's top medical programs at Georgetown University!

Rachel Rassmussen | HR Concierge and Barista at Cat & Cloud Coffee

Industry Sector: Hospitality, Tourism, and Reception

Episode Notes

Rachel Rassmussen tells us a little more about what it's like to have a "Career in Coffee". Rachel works at Cat & Cloud Coffee in Santa Cruz- a coffee shop that prioritizes it's employees, and "Leaving people better than how they found them" Tune in!