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Career Profiles

Whether you're interested in reading about people in your existing line of work or you're looking to switch jobs and want to see what it's like working in another profession, we make it a point to highlight a variety of careers. More than that, we also bring you individual stories of workers across the country who provide a real-life glimpse into their lives and their jobs.

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  • TV Sports Anchor

    The Red Sox. The Celtics. The Bruins. In New England, big teams dominated Boston TV sportscasts in the 1980s and Scott Fleishman followed them all. And in an unlikely way, these dynasties became destiny for the Massachusetts native. While … Read more...

  • Fantasy Sports Expert

    You’re probably in a fantasy football league. If your league is really competitive, you’ve probably spent a lot of time researching the best players for your team by buying magazines, studying depth charts, analyzing position rankings, or … Read more...

  • Ice Sculpture Artist

    Most people who find themselves surrounded by 40 tons of ice have likely endured an arctic expedition gone horribly wrong. But for ice sculptor Don Chapelle, that's the amount of ice he handles on a daily basis. Chapelle is the owner and … Read more...

  • Music Composer and Sheet Music Publisher

    At 26 years old, Noah Luna is the owner and founder of Beauty in Cacophony Press, a full service company in San Jose that publishes sheet music and does pre-press editing and typesetting for other publishers. He is also a freelance … Read more...

  • 7 Hot Jobs for New College Grads

    The month of May brings us Mother's Day, the Kentucky Derby and -- most importantly -- college graduations. After four long years of toiling and late-night study sessions, graduates have their caps, gowns, and that diploma is waiting for … Read more...

  • Becoming a Manufacturing Engineering Planner at Boeing

    Anthony Hankinson is not only reaching for the stars, he’s making sure you’re safe when you’re flying among them. Hankinson, a 31-year-old husband and father, is a manufacturing engineering planner at The Boeing Company in Charleston, S.C. … Read more...

  • First Line Manager at Boeing

    The career path of Bridget Beckmyer-Johnson provides clear evidence of the "sky’s the limit" type of opportunities available to the dedicated employee. Her passion for people and learning has transported her from an entry-level position as … Read more...

  • Process Control Senior Maintenance Supervisor at Beam

    Kevin Boone has spent 16 years within the Jim Beam Company, starting out as a maintenance man at Booker Noe. The first eight years, he worked in the distillery, maintained equipment, and ensured the factory was running properly. Now he … Read more...

  • Maintenance Supervisor at the Jim Beam Company

    Although Marvin Stone has been the Maintenance Supervisor for six years at Beam, he will be fulfilling his 20th year with the Jim Beam company in March. He started his career in 1993 as a maintenance technician and later underwent a … Read more...

  • How to Become a Public Relations Professional

    If we can take anything away from the world of marketing and advertising, it’s that the right spokesperson can make or break an organization. Enter Kayla Tucker Adams, a public relations executive with more than 13 years of experience. Read more...