WHAT TO BE
What to Be is KSQD radio show and podcast hosted by Your Future Is Our Business, a non-profit in Santa Cruz County 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 every Sunday at 7pm on 90.7fm KSQD Santa Cruz. You can also go to soundcloud.com/what-to-be to find shows organized by career sector playlists, stream online at ksqd.org, or scroll down below to subscribe via podcasting platforms. New episodes are uploaded every week! Email us at [email protected] if you have questions or if you'd like to be our next guest!

Bill Fisher | Architect and Teacher

Episode Notes

Tune in to hear from Santa Cruz Architect Bill Fisher. Bill Shares his career journey in becoming an architect, owning his company, modern architecture and teaching at Cabrillo College for almost 30 years!

Andrea Mollenauer | Chef Instructor Cabrillo College Culinary

Episode Notes

Tune in this evening at 7pm to KSQD 90.7 FM Community Radio or streaming at Ksqd.org to hear from Cabrillo College culinary instructor Chef Andrea Mollenaur. Andrea shares her career journey from being a student of Cabrillo's culinary program to recently being hired as a full time instructor, to running her Food Lounge in downtown Santa Cruz

Rachel Anne Goodman | KSQD, Journalist and Teacher

Episode Notes

Tune in tonight at 7pm to KSQD 90.7 FM Community Radio, Ksquid, and steaming online at KSQD.org to hear from Rachel Anne Goodman. Rachel is board chair at KSQD, is a journalist and teacher at both Cabrillo College and UC Santa Cruz. Listen as Rachel shares some of her meaningful career journey, whether it was making music documentaries for NPR, teaching journalism and helping build Ksquid. This show is also available on SoundCloud and major pod casting platforms like Spotify

Lisa Uttal | Marine biologist NOAA

Episode Notes

Tune in this evening at 7pm to listen to the What To Be Show on KSQD 90.7 FM Community Radio and streaming at KSQD.org to hear from National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) marine biologist Lisa Uttal. Hear what it's like being a marine scientist for a government institution like NOAA for over 13 years. Lisa shares some of her favorite projects like working in the community sharing her love of marine science and why it is vitally important to protect our national treasure, the Monterey bay marine sanctuary.

Dr. Matt Wetstein | Cabrillo College President

Episode Notes

Tune in tonight to the What To Be Show at 7pm on KSQD Santa Cruz, Ksquid, 90.7fm and streaming at KSQD.org to hear from Cabrillo College President Dr. Matt Wetstein. Matt shares his career journey and why community college is so important to him and to our society. Cabrillo College KSQD 90.7 FM Community Radio

Susan O'Connor Fraser | Tam Com

Episode Notes

Listen to Santa Cruz County business owner of Tam Communications Susan O'Connor Fraser share her career journey. Susan talks about her stories of directing a Discovery Channel television show Coast Guard, documenting a trip by the Dalai Lama, riding helicopters around Hawaii and more.

Danielle Venton | Science Reporter KQED

Episode Notes

In this episode of the What To Be Show University of Santa Cruz Science Communication graduate Danielle Venton shares about her career as a science reporter for KQED San Francisco.