Martin Nicholson

What do you do? I am the vice-president of EGA Inc., a consulting firm in Skyland, North Carolina. In that capacity, I have handled all marketing, sales and financials since 2004. How did you get your job? I had been working in the produce industry for two major international publications, serving that industry from 1977-2003. … Continued

Karen Frankola

What do you do? I consult organizations in internal communications and change management. I’ve helped companies like Cisco, MetLife and Advance Auto Parts as well as nonprofit organizations. I also blog about career issues on the Huffington Post. I started out as a journalist, writing and producing for CNN and MSNBC, and also serving as … Continued

Tamra Wilson

What do you do? I am the public information officer for the Catawba County Library System in Newton, N.C. How did you get your job? I was a volunteer for the library system for several years and served as president of the Friends group. One day I simply asked to go to work for the … Continued

Judith P. Van Wyk

What do you do? I am currently in the process of forming my own video production company and am teaching at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke. I also serve on the board of the Southern Documentary Fund and am chair of the new projects committee. How did you get your job? After many … Continued