VP - Public Television
CG Ginsberg
Employer: Public television

Position description:
Manage the operational work for program content for public television.

Photo: CG Ginsberg
How They Got There
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Undergrad degree:  English and History

Favorite class in college:  Shakespearean Literature

Graduate degree:  Master's degree in Education

College to career:  I took a job as a backup receptionist and moved to different positions from there.

Career influences:  A mentor was a huge influence on my career, they helped me develop and frame my career objectives.

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There's no shame in starting out low - I went from back up receptionist to VP. There were definitely some lean years, but ultimately I ended up in a great place.

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