Two important WOSU programs highlight pathways to fulfilling, good-paying careers

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(WOSU) – Since 2011, the public media initiative American Graduate: Getting to Work has grown into one of the largest public media collaborations across the country. “The Career Path Less Taken,” co-produced by a statewide public media collaborative of WOSU Public Media in Columbus, CET in Cincinnati and ideastream in Cleveland, is part of the American Graduate initiative, made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  These programs debut Sept. 5 at 8 p.m.

The Career Path Less Taken

How will Ohio face its looming skills gap? Travel across the state to explore new ways of preparing young people for skilled jobs in this brand-new Ohio public television special (full press release attached). Visit innovative programs that dispel common myths about career-technical education and see how educators and business partners are providing pathways to skilled jobs that don’t require a four-year college degree.

Thursday, September 5 at 8pm on WOSU TV

Forging Your Path: Your Career and How to Get There

Follow the stories of young people from the Columbus community who discover their own unique paths to good jobs – many of which don’t require a four-year degree. Highlighting individual experiences with high school workforce development programs, pre-apprenticeships, certificate programs and two-year degrees, this program shows how young adults forge a path into the world of work, then checks in a year later to see how they’ve grown in their careers.

Thursday, September 5 at 8:30pm on WOSU TV

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