What is American Graduate: Jobs Explained?

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When WFSU first took part in the American Graduate Initiative, it focused on encouraging students to get their high school diploma. Today that mission has expanded and is incorporating the world of social media to helps students explore the many careers they could pursue with and without college degrees.

Enter Jhori Stallworth, WFSU’s Social Media Specialist who using Instagram to share knowledge about jobs in the health care field. In this video, she answers the question “What is American Graduate: Job’s Explained?” and how it’s specifically designed to reach teenagers where they spend so much of their time: Social Media.

Follow Jhori and WFSU’s American Graduate: Jobs Explained on Instagram @healthcarejobs_explained and check out jobsexplained.org.

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Suzanne Smith is Executive Producer for Television at WFSU Public Media. She oversees the production of local programs at WFSU, is host of WFSU Local Routes, and a regular content contributor.

Suzanne’s love for PBS began early with programs like Sesame Street and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and continues to this day. She earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri with minors in political science and history. She also received a Master of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of Florida.

Suzanne spent many years working in commercial news as Producer and Executive Producer in cities throughout the country before coming to WFSU in 2003. She is a past chair of the National Educational Telecommunications Association’s Content Peer Learning Community and a member of Public Media Women in Leadership organization.

In her free time, Suzanne enjoys spending time with family, reading, watching television, and exploring our community.