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 September 28, 2015
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 October 5, 2015
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.
Week of October 12, 2015
Gracey is going to take us to a marina where she meets up with a charter boat captain and learns about the fun and fascinating career he calls work. Work. . . Really? Career options are soaring in the Aeronautical industry. Shawn will talk to the director of Career Services at an aviation and aerospace university. She’ll share with him not only what she does, but what the up and coming jobs will be in this field. And Gracey will visit a women’s clothing manufacturing company and see how the production manager oversees the whole manufacturing process of their fashions.