West Michigan: Newsmakers Feb. 28, 2010




Grand Rapids Press:

Former WOOD-TV (Channel 8) meteorologist Ginger Zee realized her longtime dream of being on NBC's "Today" show. Her Saturday debut as a fill in was a whirlwind. "The morning went so fast! It was a little hectic as the page had been instructed to walk me from my hotel to Studio 1A, but she went to the wrong hotel! So, I found my way, and from an earthquake to tsunamis and the storms across the nation, I had plenty to talk about in a very short amount of time," Zee said. Zee was kept in continual motion by the floor/production crew who helped her get from place to place, up and downstairs, inside and outside... Meteorologist Ginger Zee calls her 'Today' show debut a whirlind (Sun, 2/28)



Psychology Today:

I recently wrote about the myth of overnight success, and that switching careers often requires years of work to catch up on skill and salary level. This idea rings true for Shelley Irwin, a former physical therapist who went back to school at age 38 to pursue a career in radio. More than a decade later, she's an award-wining radio host at WGVU in Grand Rapids. She loves her job, but says the climb wasn't without sacrifice, from early morning wakeup calls to a steep pay cut to little room for relationships. We spoke over the phone a few weeks ago... Finding Her Voice, in Radio (Fri, 2/26)







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