Category Archives: What’s It Like To be

WILTB | An Actor with JAX MALCOM

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
Hi, I’m Jax Malcolm, and I’m a 15-year-old actor/director and philanthropist. I’ve been working in the entertainment industry for a decade. As an actor, I have had the opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in comedy, including Jonah Hill, Keenan Ivory Wayans, […]

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE | MARCH 2018

What’s It Like To Be…
an Adventurer

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Trish Sare. I’m the founder
and owner of BikeHike Adventures in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I started BikeHike 24 years ago after spending seven years living abroad.
My life is […]

Whats It Like To Be

Algorithm Engineer

Wild Weather Jobs: Algorithm Engineer
Jamese Sims, Ph.D.

If you look at a weather satellite up close, you can tell it’s a pretty complicated piece of hardware. What you can’t see are the hundreds of algorithms – math equations written in computer language – which allow the satellite to collect weather information, […]

What’s It Like To Be | Precious Metal Refiner

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself, including your name and your profession.

My name is Sharon Bachmann, and I am a sales manager for Metallix Refining located in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. I also assist with our marketing department to create web pages, brochures, articles, etc., to help our customers learn more […]

Dance Instructor

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Rachel Choi, I’m 25 years old, and I️ am the owner of Alpha & Omega Dance Academy, a Christian dance studio in Fayetteville, North Carolina. I️ not only run the business, but also teach some of the dance classes and plan our […]

What’s It Like To Be | Peanut Farmer

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself, including your name and your profession.

My name is Greg Gill, and I’m a peanut farmer in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. I also represent Arkansas’ peanut farmers on the National Peanut Board. I started farming with my father when I was young, and this is […]

WILTB October 2017

Ari Sarsalari

Digital On-Camera Meteorologist at
The Weather Channel

What does a meteorologist do?
A meteorologist forecasts the weather and tells people what to expect. Weather affects people’s lives every day, and it’s different every day, so that keeps it fun. I love my job because it’s not easy to communicate to people […]

WILTB September 2017

…A Woodcarver

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself. How did you become interested in this work?

I was trained by a German woodcarver named Frederick Brunner and trained at the studio of Cascieri and diBiccari in Boston, Massachusetts. I learned both clay modeling for bronze statuary work as well as woodcarving anything […]

What’s it like to be a storyteller?

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Len Cabral, and I am a full-time storyteller. I have been sharing stories with children in grades K through 12 for 40 years. I travel and perform nationally and internationally at festivals, museums, theaters and educational conferences. I tell folktales, legends and […]

What Is It Like To Be A Paleontologist?

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
I am a Ph.D. student at the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida, majoring in vertebrate paleontology, with a minor in science education. I completed my bachelor’s degree in marine biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. I am interested […]